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Henry

  • Object:

    Evening outfit

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1973-1975 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Fratini, Gina (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Organza trimmed with lace, ribbons, brocaded tapestry fabric edged with lace and velvet trimmed with braid

  • Credit Line:

    Given from the designer

  • Museum number:

    T.275 to B-1990

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Woman's evening outfit consisting of an organza dress, a tapestry fabric waistcoat and velvet hip-length jacket.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1973-1975 (made)

Artist/maker

Fratini, Gina (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Organza trimmed with lace, ribbons, brocaded tapestry fabric edged with lace and velvet trimmed with braid

Object history note

Registered File number 1990/1385.
This fantasy evening ensemble is typical of Gina Fratini's work. The name 'Henry' is presumably a reference to the velvet jacket-cum-mantle which seems to be inspired by Holbein's famous portraits of Henry VIII.

Descriptive line

Woman's evening outfit 'Henry' consisting of an organza dress, a waistcoat and velvet jacket, designed by Gina Fratini, London, 1973-1975

Materials

Organza

Techniques

Lace making; Brocaded; Tapestry; Velvet; Braided

Categories

Fashion; Women's clothes; Evening wear; Lace; Europeana Fashion Project

Production Type

Ready to wear

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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