Lampião and Maria Bonita dress

Registration number: 131IND
Type of collection:Clothes
Registration number: 131IND
Class:Social Outfit
Title:Lampião and Maria Bonita dress
Author:Angel, Zuzu
Background/Collection:Zuzu Angel
Production date:Década de 1970
Local production:Legacy
Clothes history: According Hildegard Angel (January 2017 statement), this dress was of Zuzu Angel’s personal use, who believed clothes should work in favor of women. She dressed in order to feel pretty, not the cover herself with rags, in order to value what she had best: femininity, forms, dancing and becoming happier. Vibrant fabric. Exclusive pattern created by Zuzu Angel, patented by Hildegard Angel.
Width: 1,14
Height: 0,76
Circumference: 0,70
Technique:Machine sewn
Material:Pure silk, Musseline, Zipper, Bracket
Clothes description: Short dress, with a halter neck, black with a patterned print of flowers in: pink, blue, orange, purple and green. Has three different linings, a metal latch on he strap and closing at the back with a 0, 34 cm black polyester zipper. Has two internal straps, for hanger use, with Zuzu Angel written on them. Irregular waistline. On the inside, the writing “pure silk” can be seen on the fabric’s halo, as well as the logo for Dona Isabel’s fabric factory.
Associated events:Ocupação Zuzu Angel (Zuzu Angel Occupation) Exhibition. Itaú Cultural Institute. São Paulo, 2014.
Complementary clothes: Does not apply.
Description of complementary clothes: Does not apply.

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