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Evening dress and jacket

Evening dress and jacket

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1973 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Fratini, Gina (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silk chiffon with lace and braided, silk moiré and velvet ribbon

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Jake Smith

  • Museum number:

    T.64:1, 2-1992

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Silk chiffon evening dress, and flared silk and lace jacket.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1973 (made)

Artist/maker

Fratini, Gina (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Silk chiffon with lace and braided, silk moiré and velvet ribbon

Marks and inscriptions

'Gina Fratini'
Label in dress and jacket

Object history note

Registered File number 1992/147.
While it could have been worn as a wedding dress, this was worn as an evening dress. This specific ensemble was featured in UK Vogue, May 1st 1973, where it was modelled by actress Sarah Miles.

Descriptive line

Silk chiffon evening dress and moiré redingote, designed by Gina Fratini, London, early 1973

Production Note

early 1973

Materials

Chiffon; Moiré (textile); Silk (textile)

Techniques

Lace; Braided; Velvet weave

Categories

Fashion; Evening wear; Marriage; Women's clothes; Lace

Production Type

Haute couture

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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