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Woman's dress

English
early 1970s
Designed by Ossie Clark (English, 1942–1996), Fabric designed by Celia Birtwell (English, born in 1941)


Dimensions

Center back: 147.3 cm (58 in.) Center front: 113 cm (44 1/2 in.) Costume (Bust X Waist): 33 x 30 in. (83.8 x 76.2 cm)

Accession Number

2005.464

Medium or Technique

Printed silk plain weave (crepe)

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Printed beige maxi dress with blue and purple flowers and green vines and leaves; deep V-neck, full sleeves with elastic cuff, and white underslip. Labeled: “Ossie Clark/ Made in London England/ Dry Clean Only/ 10” Labeled: “Silk”

Provenance

Purchased from Resurrection, New York City, September 21, 2005

Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund