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Collection Zandra Rhodes Digital Study Collection
Designer Zandra Rhodes (British, born 1940)
Season Autumn/Winter 1974
Fashion Collection Name The Ayers Rock Collection
Style Number 74/16
Style Number Page 41
Butterfly Number 68
Description Evening ensemble consisting of a silk chiffon top in the Reverse Lily print and a silk chiffon skirt in the Field of Lilies print. The loose top's print is highlighted with several bands of pearl beading and also has pearl beaded hand rolled hems, including to the long wide 'butterfly' sleeves and collar. The v-shaped collar additionally has pearlised beading to centre front.
Place Of Origin London (designed)
Objects evening ensemble, skirt,  top
Main Fabric silk chiffon
Additional Fabrics rayon crÍpe de Chine
Techniques hand beaded, hand rolled hem, screen printed
Textile Print Design Name Lily (Reverse), Field of Lilies
Credit Line Mannequin courtesy of Rootstein
Colourway lemon printed with sky blue, yellow, beige
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 was hand beaded, and with hand rolled hems, by Frances Diplock, Zandra Rhodes Production Manager, and Metadata Researcher for the Zandra Rhodes Digital Study Collection project. Frances has worked for Zandra Rhodes since 1976, this is a later issue of a 1974 design.

In the book: The Art of Zandra Rhodes (Rhodes and Knight 1984) this dress is shown in a different colourway as butterfly no. 68 (a + b) and is shown photographed flat (p.103).
Location Zandra Rhodes Archives, London, UK



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