Wedding dress with flower embroidery

Registration number: 73IND
Type of collection:Clothes
Registration number: 73IND
Class:Social Outfit
Title:Wedding dress with flower embroidery
Author:Angel, Zuzu
Background/Collection:Zuzu Angel
Production date:16/11/1970
Local production:Purchase
Clothes history: Wedding dress made from towels and table cloths. [The dress is part of the International Dateline Collection I. The collection was launched on November 16th 1970 in New York, being divided in three main motifs: Bahian women, Lampião and Maria Bonita and lace makers. The dress was sold to artist Betty Kalache, who got married wearing the piece.
Width: 0,36
Height: 1,33
Circumference: 0,72
Technique:Embroidered by hand , Embroidered by machine , Hand sewn, Machine sewn
Material:Support, Guipure, Organza, Zipper, Bracket, Lace application, Cord
Clothes description: White wedding dress, made of embroidered voile with cutout leaves in blue, green, red, yellow, orange, purple and pink. Made from towels and table cloths. Long sleeved, tightened at the waist in a white faille, except for the sleeves. There are two peaks at the bust. Collar, wrists and lining hem are finished with a beige “guipir” lace. The wrists are frowned. Closing at the back with a white zipper and, above it, a bracket on one side and a thread strap on the other. The organza is 1, 30 cm tall and the lining is 1, 33 cm. The width of the armhole is 0, 43 cm, and the circumference of the organza hem is 1, 38 cm, while the lining’s hem is 1, 24 cm.
Associated events:Ocupação Zuzu Angel (Zuzu Angel Occupation) Exhibition. Itaú Cultural Institute. São Paulo, 2014. Zuzu Angel Exhibition. Museu Histórico Nacional (National Historic Museum), Rio de Janeiro, 2006. International Dateline Collection I, New York,1970
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Description of complementary clothes: Does not apply.

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