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Evening dress
  • Evening dress
    Fleetwood, Ken, born 1930 - died 1996
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Evening dress

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1968-1970 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Fleetwood, Ken, born 1930 - died 1996 (designer)
    Amies, Hardy, born 1909 - died 2003 (designed for)
    Ascher Ltd (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printed silk covered in organdie

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Ernestine Carter

  • Museum number:

    T.247&A-1978

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Black and white evening dress with a belt.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1968-1970 (made)

Artist/maker

Fleetwood, Ken, born 1930 - died 1996 (designer)
Amies, Hardy, born 1909 - died 2003 (designed for)
Ascher Ltd (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Printed silk covered in organdie

Object history note

Worn by Ernestine Carter (1906-1983), who was a highly respected 20th century fashion journalist. In 1946, she became fashion editor for Harper's Bazaar, and later became an editor for the Sunday Times from 1955 to 1972.

Descriptive line

Evening dress with silk skirt and polka dot bodice, designed by Ken Fleetwood, London, 1968-1970

Materials

Silk

Techniques

Printing

Categories

Fashion; Evening wear; Textiles; Women's clothes

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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