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Evening dress

Evening dress

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    1993 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Galante, Maurizio, born 1963 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silk organza with gold threads

  • Credit Line:

    Gift of clothes designed and given by Maurizio Galante.

  • Museum number:

    T.101-1998

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Evening dress in golden silk organza with gold metallic threads. Slender skirt buttons up the back to the high waisted bodice, which laces in back using the spaghetti shoulder straps, also in gold organza.

Skirt is appliqued throughout with narrow rows of gold organza with double tabs of organza and creating a mass of overlapping and massed golden tabs all over the skirt.

Place of Origin

Italy (made)

Date

1993 (made)

Artist/maker

Galante, Maurizio, born 1963 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Silk organza with gold threads

Marks and inscriptions

'MAURIZIO GALANTE'
Label

'100% Silk / Dry Clean Only / Made In Italy'
Care and information tag

Dimensions

Length: 120 cm bodice top to hem

Descriptive line

Evening dress of silk organza with metallic threads, designed by Maurizio Galante, Italy, late 1993

Production Note

Autumn / Winter collection 1993-1994

Attribution note: Probably high end ready to wear, although extremely labour intensive and complex, hence categorisation as haute couture.
Reason For Production: Retail

Materials

Organza; Metal thread; Silk (textile)

Techniques

Weaving

Categories

Evening wear; Fashion; Women's clothes; Formal wear

Production Type

Haute couture

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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