Alexander McQueen, Black Silk Dress

Title

Alexander McQueen, Black Silk Dress

Description

Black silk dress over-layered with black and gray geometric chiffon on front and back bodice, and right shoulder. Over-layered fabric is attached on waistline with pleats on front and back skirt portion. Dress also includes black silk detachable belt that ties in the back. Dress is fully-lined with black polyester and sewn on princess seams. Closure consists of black invisible zipper on the back of the dress.

Creator

Alexander McQueen, 1969-2010, Designer

Date

1990-1999

Contributor

Gift from Anonymous donor

Identifier

HCC_FA_2018_p2-1751

Coverage

China

Extent

Bust: 35" Waist: 26.5"

Curator Notes

Excellent condition. The Alexander McQueen for Target label indicates this garment is from the McQueen's Target collection.

Textile

Silk and Polyester lining

Photographer

Shane Patrick Qureshi

Curator

HCC Fashion Dept. Curatorial Team

Files

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Citation

Alexander McQueen, 1969-2010, Designer, “Alexander McQueen, Black Silk Dress,” HCC Fashion Archive, accessed March 30, 2020, https://hccfashion.omeka.net/items/show/512.

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