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Dress and scarf

Dress and scarf

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (designed)

  • Date:

    1980s (retailed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Valentino, born 1932 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    silk chiffon, machine sewn

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Jill Ritblat

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Dress of beige/brown animal print silk in shift style. It is sleeveless with centre-back button opening. There is a loop at the right hip. The dress is lined in silk and has shoulder pads. Scarf of floral and animal printed silk chiffon with fringe on 2 sides. It has been altered with tucks in 2 sides to make smaller.

Place of Origin

Italy (designed)


1980s (retailed)


Valentino, born 1932 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

silk chiffon, machine sewn


Length: 96 cm approximate, Weight: 0.32 kg Dress including hanger, Length: 130 cm

Descriptive line

Dress and scarf, beige and brown animal print silk, Valentino, c.1985

Production Note

Reason For Production: Retail


Silk chiffon


Machine sewing


Fashion; Women's clothes

Production Type

Ready to wear


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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