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Evening Dress

1960 (made)
Place Of Origin

Evening dress of embroidered Chartreuse silk satin, with matching belt.

object details
Object Type
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Evening Dress
  • Belt
Materials and Techniques
Chartreuse silk satin, embroidered with gold and diamanté, boned, lined with tulle, hemmed with nylon
Brief Description
Embroidered silk satin evening dress with matching belt, designed by Owen Hyde Clark for Worth London, London, 1960.
Physical Description
Evening dress of embroidered Chartreuse silk satin, with matching belt.
Gallery Label
This strikingly coloured dress has a boned bodice with rouleau shoulder straps and embroidered decoration in gold threads. The waist is accentuated by the wide belt. Satin rouleaux outline the seams and run down the bodice, terminating in loops on the bell- shaped skirt.(1997)
Credit line
Given by Mrs Roy Hudson
Bibliographic Reference
De la Haye, Amy (ed.). The Cutting Edge: 50 Years of British Fashion 1947- 1997. London : V&A Publications, 1997plate 39
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record createdAugust 20, 2003
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