|Collection||Zandra Rhodes Digital Study Collection|
|Designer||Zandra Rhodes (British, born 1940)|
|Fashion Collection Name||The Shell Collection|
|Style Number Page||31|
|Description||Evening jacket, the shape has been dictated by the design of the Shell Spiral print. The whole jacket is padded with quilting in satin stitch, the hems and cuffs are in padded pink satin.|
|Place Of Origin||London (designed)|
|Main Fabric||rayon satin|
|Additional Fabrics||acetate satin|
|Techniques||quilted, satin stitched, screen printed|
|Textile Print Design Name||Shell Spiral|
|Colourway||cream printed with black, pink, beige|
|Credit Line||Mannequin courtesy of Rootstein|
|Exhibition History||Zandra Rhodes: A Lifelong Love Affair with Textiles, Fashion and Textile Museum, London, 1 June 2004 - 31 December 2004.|
|Keywords||powerful, sculptural, armour|
|Copyright||© Zandra Rhodes 2012.|
|Notes||In the book: The Art of Zandra Rhodes (Rhodes and Knight 1984) this jacket is shown as butterfly no. 71 and is shown photographed flat both front and back views (p. 116-7).
In the book: Zandra Rhodes a lifelong love affair with textiles (Monsef et al 2005) the jacket is shown on a mannequin front (p. 48) and back (p.49) as well as in a line drawing (p.50).
The shape of this jacket influenced later quilted jackets, including 85/128, and a jacket in the Autumn/Winter 2012 collection seen as part of the Zandra Rhodes Retrospective catwalk show at Paris fashion week.
|Location||Zandra Rhodes Archives, London, UK|