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Woman's dress

English
20th century, about 1974
Designed by Catherine Buckley (English), Fabric by Veronica Holden (English)


Object Place: England

Dimensions

157.48 cm (62 in.); Legacy dimension: CB: 62 in. (158 in.)

Accession Number

1998.238

Medium or Technique

Machine-made cotton net; hand-painted and synthetic (acetate) lining

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Long, gypsy-style dress constructed of six gathered panels, ruffled hem, trumpet sleeves, and row of buttons to high collar. Fabric is hand-painted in a orange-browns, purple, yellow patterns to give the appearance of tie-dye. Condition: good.

Inscription

Label: "Fabric by Veronica Holden for Caterine Buckley"

Provenance

Purchased by the Mrs. Dorothy Braude Edinburg

Credit Line

Gift of Dorothy Braude Edinburg