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2011 (produced), 2009 (designed)
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Place Of Origin

Full length, single shouldered evening gown with exaggerated hips and voluminous skirt, made from a printed red and black silk in a houndstooth pattern which morphs into birds in flight.
read Alexander McQueen – an introduction Alexander McQueen was one of the most celebrated fashion designers of his generation, known for his highly original designs that married artistry with exceptional technical ability.
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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Printed red and black silk
Brief Description
Evening gown, full length and one shouldered, in a printed red and black silk, designed by Alexander McQueen in 2009.
Physical Description
Full length, single shouldered evening gown with exaggerated hips and voluminous skirt, made from a printed red and black silk in a houndstooth pattern which morphs into birds in flight.
Dimensions
  • Diameter: 200cm (approximate footprint at its widest)
  • Length: 150cm (Approximately)
  • Width: 60cm (approximate waist measurement)
  • Height: 2000mm (Note: Mounted footprint)
  • Width: 1700mm (Note: mounted footprint)
  • Depth: 1700mm (Note: mounted footprint)
Associated Object
Collection
Accession Number
T.29-2012

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record createdJanuary 18, 2012
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