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Dress

Dress

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1967 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Quant, Mary, born 1934 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wool jersey

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mary Quant

  • Museum number:

    T.353-1974

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

The fluid cut, pliable jersey fabric and functional front zip of this 'skater' dress suggest the speed and grace of the ice-rink. Mary Quant designed informal, functional clothes for the emancipated woman. She said, 'I want free-flowing, feminine lines that compliment a woman's shape... relaxed clothes, suited to the actions of normal life'.

Physical description

Dark pink wool jersey 'skater' dress with zip front and pleated skirt.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1967 (made)

Artist/maker

Quant, Mary, born 1934 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Wool jersey

Descriptive line

Dress of wool jersey, designed by Mary Quant, London, 1967.

Materials

Wool jersey

Categories

Fashion; Day wear; Clothing; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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