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Dress - Summer of Jane and Cinderella
  • Summer of Jane and Cinderella
    di Sant'Angelo, Giorgio, born 1933 - died 1989
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Summer of Jane and Cinderella

  • Object:

    Dress

  • Place of origin:

    United States (made)

  • Date:

    early 1971 (designed)
    early 1971 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    di Sant'Angelo, Giorgio, born 1933 - died 1989 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lycra, spandex, synthetic chiffon

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Metropolitan Museum of Art (Costume Institute), on behalf of Martin F. Price

  • Museum number:

    T.14-2010

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Dress. black Lycra/spandex body with snap crotch, deep V neckline and inverted V-shaped waistline accented with deep blue and bright red bands of Lycra/spandex, the long sleeves with red and blue inset stripes. Skirt attached to the body, made from multiple strips of 'shredded' synthetic chiffon in mixed colours and printed patterns.

Place of Origin

United States (made)

Date

early 1971 (designed)
early 1971 (made)

Artist/maker

di Sant'Angelo, Giorgio, born 1933 - died 1989 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Lycra, spandex, synthetic chiffon

Dimensions

Length: 137 cm overall, Length: 70 cm shoulder to crotch, Circumference: 84 cm bust, unstretched, Circumference: 70 cm waist, unstretched

Object history note

The Summer of Jane and Cinderella collection was very popular. A version of this dress was worn by the actress Tamara Dobson in the 1973 film "Cleopatra Jones" and an extremely similar design featured in Gucci's 2007 ready to wear collection.

Descriptive line

Dress, black, red and blue Lycra bodysuit, with shredded chiffon skirt, Giorgio di Sant'Angelo, USA, 1971.

Materials

Lycra; Spandex; Synthetic chiffon

Categories

Fashion; Clothing; Women's clothes

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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