Ruby Marquez, Black and White Shibori Jacket and Dress

Title

Ruby Marquez, Black and White Shibori Jacket and Dress

Description

Black and white arashi shibori bolero jacket and matching halter dress. The jacket is cut in different triangular pieces, top-stitched by zigzag stitch. The dress has spaghetti straps that leaves the back open. The hemline in the skirt portion of the dress is asymmetrical. The dress was hand-sewn in pieces of different shapes of triangles.

Creator

Ruby Marquez, 1959-2009, Designer

Date

2000-2009

Contributor

Gift from Estate of Ruby Marquez

Identifier

HCC_FA_2018_P2-726

Coverage

United States

Extent

Bust: 29"

Curator Notes

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

Textile

Arashi Shibori

Photographer

Shane Patrick Qureshi

Curator

HCC Fashion Dept. Curatorial Team

Accession Number

2010.50.18

Files

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Collection

Citation

Ruby Marquez, 1959-2009, Designer, “Ruby Marquez, Black and White Shibori Jacket and Dress,” HCC Fashion Archive, accessed December 7, 2021, https://hccfashion.omeka.net/items/show/336.

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