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Dress

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1977-78 (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bates, John, born 1938 (designer)
    Jean Varon (designed for)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Acetate overlaid with crepe-weave and plain-weave printed polyester chiffon, polyester satin trimming.

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Ouri

  • Museum number:

    T.180-1993

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Straight cut white acetate shift overlaid with cream crepe polyester chiffon, caftan style overtunic gathered into a loose, crepe and satin dropped-waistband. Printed front and back with roundels depicting various fruits.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

1977-78 (designed)

Artist/maker

Bates, John, born 1938 (designer)
Jean Varon (designed for)

Materials and Techniques

Acetate overlaid with crepe-weave and plain-weave printed polyester chiffon, polyester satin trimming.

Object history note

Registered File number 1993/85.

Descriptive line

Dress, white polyester chiffon and acetate with floral print on top layer, designed by John Bates for Jean Varon, Great Britain, 1977-78

Materials

Acetate (textile); Polyester

Techniques

Weaving; Sewing

Subjects depicted

Pears; Raspberries; Strawberries; Flowers; Apricot; Grapes

Categories

Fashion; Women's clothes; Europeana Fashion Project

Production Type

Ready to wear

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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