Not currently on display at the V&A

Dress

1994 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

In spite of the move towards easy-care,sporty clothing for childern, there is still a demand for very special hand-smocked party frocks. Exquisitely made, this dress features puff sleeves and a frilled peter pan collar. It has an intergral petticoat.


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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Printed and hand-smocked cotton lawn
Brief Description
Child's dress of printed and hand-smocked cotton, made by Beta Children's Wear, Great Britain, 1994
Physical Description
Dress of printed and hand-smocked blue cotton Liberty Tana lawn.
DimensionsAge 3
Gallery Label
In spite of the move towards easy-care, sporty clothing for children, there is still a demand for very special hand-made smocked party frocks. Exquisitely made, this dress features puff sleeves and a frill Peter Pan collar. It has an integral petticoat.(1997)
Credit line
Given by David Charles Childrens Wear Ltd.
Summary
In spite of the move towards easy-care,sporty clothing for childern, there is still a demand for very special hand-smocked party frocks. Exquisitely made, this dress features puff sleeves and a frilled peter pan collar. It has an intergral petticoat.
Bibliographic Reference
De La Haye, Amy, ed. The Cutting Edge: 50 Years of British Fashion 1947-1997. London: V&A Publications, 1997.
Collection
Accession Number
T.10-1997

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record createdOctober 8, 2003
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