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Collection Zandra Rhodes Digital Study Collection
Designer Zandra Rhodes (British, born 1940)
Season Autumn/Winter 1972
Fashion Collection Name The Lily Collection
Style Number 72/11 RK
Style Number Page 20
Butterfly Number 58
Description Floor length rayon jersey evening dress with long dolman sleeves and a small pointed high collar. The deep v-neckline yoke consists of printed silk chiffon backed with mustard coloured Habutai silk. The dress echoes the deep v-line of the yoke with layers of rayon jersey, and a large peplum; 'lettuce' hems are finished with baby overlocking.
Place Of Origin London (designed)
Objects evening dress
Main Fabric rayon jersey
Additional Fabrics silk chiffon, Habotai silk
Techniques satin stitched, screen printed, top-stitched, lettuce hem, baby overlocked hem
Textile Print Design Name Field of Lilies
Colourway geranium printed with pink, blue, red
Credit Line Mannequin courtesy of Rootstein
Keywords opulent, oriental
Copyright Zandra Rhodes 2012.
Terms Of Use Available for use in learning, teaching, and research, under the terms of a non-commercial Creative Commons Licence (CC BY-NC-SA).
Notes This dress is similar to the dress worn on the 1972 poster for The Lily Collection, and modelled by Angelica Huston who is unrecognisable in a wig and bejewelled mask.
Location Zandra Rhodes Archives, London, UK

 

 

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