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Mini-dress and shorts

Mini-dress and shorts

  • Place of origin:

    Blackheath (made)

  • Date:

    1968 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Banks, Jeff, born 1943 (designer)
    Clobber (designed for)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printed rayon

  • Credit Line:

    Given anonymously

  • Museum number:

    T.104:1, 2-1989

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Clobber, in Blackheath, was a leader among the many small, innovative boutiques that sprang up in the 1960s. They offered teenagers the 'baby look' in floppy, budget-price fabrics. In popular muted tones, this short-sleeved mini-dress has a high waist and smock-like, soft lines over hot pants.

Physical description

Mini-dress and hot pants shorts in aubergine with multi-coloured printed brushed rayon. Floral print.

Place of Origin

Blackheath (made)

Date

1968 (made)

Artist/maker

Banks, Jeff, born 1943 (designer)
Clobber (designed for)

Materials and Techniques

Printed rayon

Object history note

Registered File number 1989/108.

Descriptive line

Mini-dress and hot pants shorts in printed rayon, designed by Jeff Banks for Clobber, Blackheath, 1968

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

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

Labels and date

Clobber, in Blackheath, was a leader among the many small, innovative boutiques that sprang up in the 1960s. They offered teenagers the 'baby look' in floppy, budget-price fabrics. In popular muted tones, this short-sleeved mini-dress has a high waist and smock-like, soft lines over hot pants. [1997]

Materials

Rayon

Techniques

Printed

Subjects depicted

Floral patterns

Categories

Clothing; Fashion

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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