Woman's dress

English
about 1971
Designed by Zandra Rhodes (English, born in 1940)


Dimensions

Center back: 78.7 cm (31 in.)

Accession Number

2008.122

Medium or Technique

Printed, pierced and embroidered silk plain weave.

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Mini dress or tunic in “Sparkle” fabric print on black silk with white zigzag and dotted lines around slashes and cut edges in the fabric, bodice smocked with orange, blue, red, and green threads at the center front and back, machine embroidery along top sleeve edges. No label.

Provenance

From the estate of D.D. Ryan, New York; March 1, 2008, Grogan & Company sale, lot 380; Purchased by the MFA (Accession date: April 23, 2008)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Penny Vinik

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.