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Evening dress

Evening dress

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1960 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Chartreuse silk satin, embroidered with gold and diamanté, boned, lined with tulle, hemmed with nylon

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Roy Hudson

  • Museum number:

    T.215&A-1973

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Evening dress of embroidered Chartreuse silk satin, with matching belt.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1960 (made)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Chartreuse silk satin, embroidered with gold and diamanté, boned, lined with tulle, hemmed with nylon

Descriptive line

Embroidered silk satin evening dress with matching belt, designed by Owen Hyde Clark for Worth London, London, 1960.

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

De la Haye, Amy, (ed). The Cutting Edge: 50 Years of British Fashion 1947- 1997. London, England: V&A Publications, 1997.

Labels and date

This strikingly coloured dress has a boned bodice with rouleau shoulder straps and embroidered decoration in gold threads. The waist is accentuated by the wide belt. Satin rouleaux outline the seams and run down the bodice, terminating in loops on the bell- shaped skirt. [1997]

Categories

Evening wear; Fashion; Formal wear; Women's clothes; Embroidery

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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