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Evening Dress

2010 (designed)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Short evening dress. The bodice is made of Jacquard-woven silk reproducing a Bosch painting and further accented with embroidery of fine gold beads and sequins in a Japanese-style design. The short, pleated black skirt is attached to the lower outside edge of the hip-length fitted bodice.


object details
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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Jacquard-woven silk, sequins and beads, silk and satin
Brief Description
Evening dress, black silk and hand-loomed jacquard, embroidered with gold sequins, designed by Alexander McQueen, probably United Kingdom, A/W 2010
Physical Description
Short evening dress. The bodice is made of Jacquard-woven silk reproducing a Bosch painting and further accented with embroidery of fine gold beads and sequins in a Japanese-style design. The short, pleated black skirt is attached to the lower outside edge of the hip-length fitted bodice.
Dimensions
  • Length: 91cm
  • Shoulders width: 43.5cm
  • Width: 39cm (armpit to armpit)
  • Waist circumference: 70cm (approx)
  • Sleeve length: 56cm
Collection
Accession Number
T.109-2011

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record createdJune 28, 2011
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