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Evening dress

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1977 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bill Gibb, born 1943 - died 1988 (designer)
    Sue Rangeley (embroiderer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silk, padded and quilted with embroidered and beaded appliquéd motifs, knife-pleated lamé skirt

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Sandi Lacey

  • Museum number:

    T.439:1, 2-1995

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Copper-coloured quilted silk evening jacket-bodice with large leg o'mutton sleeves, trimmed with three dimensional embroidered and beaded appliqué flowers and butterflies in purple & green. Square neckline. Worn with a knife-pleated vibrantly patterned metallic lamé full-length skirt.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

1977 (made)

Artist/maker

Bill Gibb, born 1943 - died 1988 (designer)
Sue Rangeley (embroiderer)

Materials and Techniques

Silk, padded and quilted with embroidered and beaded appliquéd motifs, knife-pleated lamé skirt

Object history note

Registered File number 1995/1046.

Descriptive line

Evening ensemble, quilted and embroidered silk jacket and lamé skirt, Bill Gibb, embroidery by Sue Rangeley, Great Britain, 1977.

Materials

Silk (textile); Lamé; Beads; Silk thread

Techniques

Quilted; Embroidered; Beading; Applied work

Subjects depicted

Butterflies; Flowers

Categories

Fashion; Evening wear; Women's clothes; Textiles; Embroidery; Scotland

Production Type

Unique

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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