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Cruella de Vil

Evening Coat
1997 (made), 1993 (designed)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Selina Blow's dashing frock-style coats with flared skirts show her appreciation of historical tailoring. Her designs are theatrical and uncluttered, making frequent reference to the vibrant colours and fabrics of the Far East. To indicate its drama, this particular coat was named after the wicked heroine in Walt Disney's '101 Dalmations'.


object details
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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Rayon velvet with piped silk edging and hand-pressed metal buttons
Brief Description
Rayon velvet evening 'Cruella de Vil' coat, designed by Selina Blow, Great Britain, originally designed in 1993 and remade in 1997
Physical Description
Grey rayon velvet evening coat with piped grey silk edging and hand-pressed metal buttons.
Gallery Label
Selina Blow's dashing frock-style coats with flare skirts show her appreciation of historical tailoring. Her designs are theatrical and uncluttered, making frequent reference to the vibrant colours and fabrics of the Far East. To indicate its drama, this particular coat was named after the wicked heroine in Walt Disney's animated film '101 Dalmations'.(1997)
Credit line
Given by the designer
Production
Remade from Autumn/Winter Collection 1993
Summary
Selina Blow's dashing frock-style coats with flared skirts show her appreciation of historical tailoring. Her designs are theatrical and uncluttered, making frequent reference to the vibrant colours and fabrics of the Far East. To indicate its drama, this particular coat was named after the wicked heroine in Walt Disney's '101 Dalmations'.
Collection
Accession Number
T.48-1997

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record createdSeptember 17, 2003
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