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Collection Zandra Rhodes Digital Study Collection
Designer Zandra Rhodes (British, born 1940)
Season Spring/Summer 1978
Fashion Collection Name The Conceptual Chic Collection
Style Number 78/23 (top) 77/17L (dress)
Style Number Page 12E, 12G
Butterfly Number 120
Description Wedding dress, halterneck, full-length with train. The dress consists of an acetate satin sash (78/23) worn as a top over the dress; both the sash and the dress are embellished with safety pins, sink chains and rhinestones. The hem and large tears in the white rayon jersey are highlighted with black baby overlock stitching.
Place Of Origin London (designed)
Objects wedding dress
Main Fabric rayon jersey
Additional Fabrics rayon satin
Techniques hand beaded, baby overlocked hem
Colourway white
Credit Line Mannequin courtesy of Rootstein
Exhibition History Zandra Rhodes Retrospective Collections 1969 - 1999, Paris Fashion Week 2012/13, 29 February 2012.
Zandra Rhodes: A Lifelong Love Affair with Textiles, Fashion and Textile Museum, London, 1 June 2004 - 31 December 2004.
Keywords punk, torn, sink, toilet, ball-link chain, beautiful
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 Shown in a photograph by Clive Arrowsmith in The Art of Zandra Rhodes (1984, p. 182). The top is similar to the sash (Butterfly No. 120) shown in pink and red (1984, p. 180).
Location Zandra Rhodes Archives, London, UK



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