Hostess dress [Robe d’hôtesse] blue

Registration number: 55IND
Type of collection:Clothes
Registration number: 55IND
Class:Social Outfit
Denomination:Clothing
Title:Hostess dress [Robe d’hôtesse] blue
Author:Angel, Zuzu
Background/Collection:Zuzu Angel
Production date:Década de 1970
Local production:Legacy
Clothes history: Wide cotton dress, made to receive at home or be used socially as the Caftans, much in vogue in the 1970s. Also according to Hildegard Angel (2017), it was a daring to mix chess, stripes, prints in a single fabric at that time. Exclusive print created by Zuzu Angel, patented by Hildegard Angel.
Dimensions:
Width: 0,57
Height: 1,07
Technique:Machine sewn
Material:Cotton, Zipper, Bracket
Clothes description: Dress (Robe d’hôstesse), made in cotton, with short sleeves. The patterned print has a sequence of angels, vertical stripes and checkered print in white, navy blue, light blue, violet and orange. The dress has two pockets, being one on each side. The name Zuzu Angel can be seen on the right-side pocket, arising from the fabric’s halo. The dress’ closing is located at the back, with a 0, 41 cm white polyester zipper. There is a bracket missing on one of the sides above the zipper. The hem is finished with a 0, 9 cm hemline, made in overlock stitching and hand made seam. The pattern has some defects, such as stains from it’s own paint. The polybel fabric comes from Dona Isabel’s factory. The width between the armholes is 0, 45 cm and the dress’ hem is 0, 66cm wide.
Associated events:Ocupação Zuzu Angel (Zuzu Angel Occupation) Exhibition. Itaú Cultural Institute. São Paulo, 2014.
Complementary clothes: Does not apply.
Description of complementary clothes: Does not apply.

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