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Checkered Ensemble

Accession

1-980-11-08061

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Category

Designer

Estimated Manufacture Date

ca. 1980s

Style Period

Description

This silk hand-painted ensemble is comprised of a dress and jacket.

The dress hits below the knee and has a high rounded neckline, deep cut armholes, shoulder pads, a black bodice, a checkered pattern along the bottom, and a strip of white painted along the hem of the dress.

The jacket has a high rounded neckline and 3/4 length sleeves. The same checkered pattern is hand-painted on the left side and right arm. There is a white slanted lightening bolt along the back that connects both checkered sides. There are black and white border lines along the hem, centre-front opening, and sleeves of the dress.

Condition

good

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Technique

Measurements

size small