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Evening dress

Evening dress

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1974 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bill Gibb, born 1943 - died 1988 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Moiré taffeta silk, trimmed with lace, beading and embroidery, embroidered tulle skirt

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Sandi Lacey

  • Museum number:

    T.442:1, 2-1995

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

High necked, leg o'mutton sleeved pink moiré taffeta silk jacket with pearlescent buttons, lace and beaded embroidery, and full, bouffant skirt in pale pink tulle with wide bands of black and pink lacy embroidery.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

1974 (made)

Artist/maker

Bill Gibb, born 1943 - died 1988 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Moiré taffeta silk, trimmed with lace, beading and embroidery, embroidered tulle skirt

Object history note

Worn and given by Mrs Sandi Lacey.

Registered File number 1995/1046.

Descriptive line

Evening ensemble, pink embroidered and beaded silk taffeta jacket with pink tulle skirt, Bill Gibb, Great Britain, Autumn/Winter 1974 collection.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

De la Haye, Amy (ed.). The Cutting Edge: 50 Years of British Fashion 1947- 1997. London: V&A Publications, 1997, plate 53.

Production Note

Autumn/Winter 1974 collection.

Materials

Silk; Tulle; Beads; Taffeta

Techniques

Embroidery; Lace making; Sewing

Categories

Fashion; Evening wear; Women's clothes; Scotland

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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