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Orange & Black Dress

Style Period

1980s

Label

Welly

Description

Knee-length orange and black silk like dupioni sheath dress with spaghetti straps, an orange bodice with sweet heart neckline and a black front skirt. In addition, the same material is used as an accordion pleated strip with black on top, and orange visible underneath. The strip begins at the centre-front bust and continuing under the bust, over the hips and wrapping around the sides leading to the back below the bum. Fastened on top of that is a large orange bow that follows the ruffles of the back. Lastly, there is a centre-back zipper closure.

Tags

main dress
evening dress
women's
black
orange
silk

Donor

Welly

Accession Number

1-984-14-05452