Political protest dress [embroidered angel with sequins]

Registration number: 109IND
Type of collection:Clothes
Registration number: 109IND
Class:Social Outfit
Denomination:Clothing
Title:Political protest dress [embroidered angel with sequins]
Author:Angel, Zuzu
Background/Collection:Zuzu Angel
Production date:Década de 1970
Local production:Legacy
Clothes history: The dress is part of the Political Fashion collection, a segment of the International Dateline Collection II. It was used during the final moments of the 1971 fashion show held at the residence of Lauro Sotello Alves, the Brazilian consul at New York. According to Hildegard Angel, the piece’s particularity is its very elaborate modeling. The dress’ mold is part of the Zuzu Angel Institute.
Dimensions:
Width: 1,52
Height: 1,70
Circumference: 0,72
Technique:Embroidered by hand , Hand sewn, Machine sewn
Material:Cotton, Sequins, Grosgrain
Clothes description: Long sleeveless dress, in dark red cotton armure, with an angel embroidered in sequins, beads and tubes. It’s particularity is quite elaborate, with cutouts on the sides, on the bottom part, made up by a godet skirt. There is no lining on the piece, the sequin embroidery is visible on the inside. The closing on the back has brackets and a 0, 56 cm polyester zipper. The belt’s width is 0, 36 cm.
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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