Ruby Marquez, Black and Silver Mixed Media Dress

Title

Ruby Marquez, Black and Silver Mixed Media Dress

Description

Black silk taffeta and wool knit dress with asymmetric nuno felting handsewn appliques. Center bodice: Silk taffeta Chinese collar that opens down with 5 rectangular black buttons. Side bodice, waist, and back: Black wool knit darted at waist and shoulder. Attached drop-waist skirt: Black taffeta in 8 vertical panels. Asymmetric. Flared. Raw hem. Asymmetric black polyester mesh underskirt peeks out from underneath on one side. Applique: Nuno felting made of black and gray wool felt with metallic silver netting and fibers.

Creator

Ruby Marquez, 1959-2009, Designer

Date

2000-2009

Contributor

Gift from Estate of Ruby Marquez

Identifier

HCC_FA_2018-P2-676

Coverage

United States

Extent

Bust: 38"

Curator Notes

Excellent condition. This piece was designed by an HCC Alumna.

Textile

Silk, Wool, and Polyester

Photographer

Shane Patrick Qureshi

Curator

HCC Fashion Dept. Curatorial Team

Accession Number

2010.50.12

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Collection

Citation

Ruby Marquez, 1959-2009, Designer, “Ruby Marquez, Black and Silver Mixed Media Dress,” HCC Fashion Archive, accessed November 30, 2020, https://hccfashion.omeka.net/items/show/330.

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