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Dress

Dress

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1985 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Montana, Claude, born 1949 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Machine-sewn wool jersey

  • Museum number:

    T.363-1989

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This day dress is of black wool jersey with a bold central zip, a high neckline and long sleeves. It was designed by Claude Montana in Paris in the mid 1980s.

Physical description

Day dress of machine-sewn black wool jersey with a bold central zip and pair of welt seams to accentuate the hips. The constructional lines meet above a flared kick pleat. The dress has a high neckline and long sleeves, flared at the cuff.

Place of Origin

Paris (made)

Date

ca. 1985 (made)

Artist/maker

Montana, Claude, born 1949 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Machine-sewn wool jersey

Object history note

Purchased. Registered File number 1989/1554.

Descriptive line

Day dress of machine-sewn black wool jersey, designed by Claude Montana, Paris, ca. 1985

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Mendes, Valerie. Black In Fashion. London: V&A Publications, 1999.

Materials

Wool jersey

Techniques

Machine sewing

Categories

Fashion; Women's clothes; Day wear; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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