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Evening dress

Evening dress

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1955 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hyde Clark, Owen (designer)
    Worth London (retailer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silk satin, with crystal bead and appliqué embroidery, boned, lined with taffeta, hand stiffened and buckled

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Roy Hudson

  • Museum number:

    T.217&A-1973

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Short evening dress of embroidered pink satin, with matching belt.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

ca. 1955 (made)

Artist/maker

Hyde Clark, Owen (designer)
Worth London (retailer)

Materials and Techniques

Silk satin, with crystal bead and appliqué embroidery, boned, lined with taffeta, hand stiffened and buckled

Object history note

Worn and given by Mrs Roy Hudson

Descriptive line

Embroidered silk satin evening dress with matching belt, designed by Owen Hyde Clark for Worth London, London, ca. 1955.

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

Amy de la Haye, ed., 'The Cutting Edge' (V&A: V&A Publications, 1996), p.72.
de la Haye, A., 'Material Evidence' in Wilcox, C., ed., The Golden Age of Couture: Paris and London 1947-57 (V&A Publications, 2007), p.101

Materials

Beads; Silk satin

Techniques

Applied work; Embroidery

Categories

Images Online; Fashion; Evening wear; Women's clothes; Embroidery

Production Type

Haute couture

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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