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Collection Zandra Rhodes Digital Study Collection
Designer Zandra Rhodes (British, born 1940)
Season Autumn/Winter 1973
Fashion Collection Name The Shell Collection
Style Number 73/24
Style Number Page 34
Butterfly Number 74
Description Sleeveless tunic top, worn over a skirt; the top is formed by overlapping curves from the Shell Spiral print, and the skirt has been cut-away to follow the zig-zags in the Zig Zag Shell and Blotch print.
Place Of Origin London (designed)
Objects evening ensemble,  top, skirt
Main Fabric silk chiffon
Techniques hand rolled hem, screen printed
Textile Print Design Name Shell Spiral, Zig Zag Shell and Blotch
Colourway white printed with blue, turquoise, ginger, mustard
Credit Line Mannequin courtesy of Rootstein
Keywords fishy, seaworld, watery, crinoline
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 In the book: The Art of Zandra Rhodes (Rhodes and Knight 1984) this evening ensemble is shown as butterfly no. 74 (a + b) and is shown photographed flat (p.117). The flatten image clearly shows the cut matching the design of the textile prints.
Location Zandra Rhodes Archives, London, UK

 

 

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