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Zandra Rhodes (British, born 1940), The Shell Collection


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Collection Name The Shell Collection
Collection Zandra Rhodes Digital Study Collection
Designer Zandra Rhodes (British, born 1940)
Season Autumn/Winter 1973
Description Full-length quilted black wool felt coat with elbow-length sleeves and a fish tail hem; the large circular stand-up collar and exaggerated lapels are in pink with appliquéd shells.
Place Of Origin London (designed)
Style Number 73/3
Style Number Page 30
Butterfly Number 72
Location Zandra Rhodes Archives, London, UK
Colourway black embroidered with shocking pink
Keywords seashells, powerful, heavy
Main Fabric wool felt
Credit Line Mannequin courtesy of Rootstein
Notes In the book: The Art of Zandra Rhodes (Rhodes and Knight 1984) this coat is shown as butterfly no. 72 and is shown photographed flat (p. 116).

A similar quilted coat (or jacket) is shown styled on the poster for Zandra Rhodes' 1973 The Shell Collection.
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).
Techniques appliquéd, quilted
Objects coat




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