Political protest dress [short sleeve]

Registration number: 79IND
Type of collection:Clothes
Registration number: 79IND
Class:Social Outfit
Title:Political protest dress [short sleeve]
Author:Angel, Zuzu
Background/Collection:Zuzu Angel
Production date:13/09/1971
Local production:Legacy
Clothes history: The dress is part of the International Dateline Collection III, which is divided in three parts, this being the last of the protest clothes. The collection was launched at a fashion show that took place at the residence of Lauro Soutello Alves, Brazilian Consul in New York, being afterwards placed on display throughout the week at the Gotham Hotel. [This show is considered to be a milestone on Zuzu Angel’s professional trajectory, due to the fact that it was when she first launches her protest fashion].
Width: 0,76
Height: 1,50
Technique:Embroidered by hand , Hand sewn, Machine sewn
Clothes description: Long white linen dress, fitted at the waist, frowned at the bust and closing through a strap at the back of the neck, leaving the back bare. Closing with a 0, 30 cm zipper at the back. The front of the dress has several manual sewn colored ruffles with varied motifs such as angels, planes, boats, small houses, trees, among others. The piece has a white lining.
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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