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Object / Artefact › Applied Arts and Design
  • Description
    outfit, 3m long dress, Mongolian jacket, sheepskin shoes

    (.1) dress, electric blue stretch synthetic, high round neck, sleeveless, bust darting with side panels to provide close fit, high split to centre front, dress constructed in five panels terminating in a pointed train

    (.2) jacket, orange dyed sheepskin, seams sewn to outside of jacket, pointed shoulders, suede finish to jacket exterior, fur to inside, sleeves slit from elbow to cuff, front cut away from bust tapering around to back finishing just below hips

    (.3) shoes, orange dyed sheepskin, suede finish to exterior, fur lining, mary Jane style shoes with squared toe, silver coloured metal buckle to staps, fur to outside of straps, tan leather sole with black edging, black plastic and wood chunky heel
  • Place
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  • Accession number
  • Accession date
    19 October 1999
  • Collection area
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  • Record richness


  • Credit
    purchased with funds provided by the Charles Edgar Disney Art Trust, 1999, collection of Auckland War Memorial Museum, 1999.156.3
  • Notes
    group show with New Zealand Four (WORLD, Karen Walker, Nom D, Zambesi), the first time WORLD had shown at London Fashion week
  • Event
    London Fashion Week
  • Place
  • Date
    Feb 1999
    1 February 1999 to 28 February 1999
  • Production
    WORLD (fashion house) (retailer)
    Denise L'Estrange-Corbet (designer)
    Francis Hooper (designer)
    Auckland Central
    Elizabeth II (1952 -), House of Windsor, English reign
    machine stitched
  • Signature/marks
    • WORLD/New Zealand Sheepskin/This garment is truly unique. No two shapes are the same,/for this reason any imperfections in the fabric are natural/characteristics and will not affect the wearer of the garment./(For protection we recommend 'scotchguarding' the garment.)  (designer's label)
    • Clara #18  (model name)
    • WORLD/NEW ZEALAND  (designer's label)
    • "Leather Specialist/Dry Cleaning Only"  (care label)
    • Vero/Cuoio/40/Made in/N.Z.  (size and origin)
    • WORLD/NEW ZEALAND  (designer's label)
    • WORLD  (designer's label)
  • Consists of
  • Dimensions
    • .2 - jacket, mongol length of back (precise) : 790mm
    • .2 - jacket, mongol length of sleeve (precise) : 764mm
    • .1 - dress, 3m centre back (precise) : 3550mm
      ((.1) dress: l 3550 mm back, w 300 mm across shoulders, l 705 mm centre front to slit; (.2) jacket: l 790 mm back, l 764 mm sleeve, w 425 mm across front; (.3-.4) shoes: h 140 x 94 x l 285 mm x w 96 mm)
    • .1 - dress, 3m width across shoulders (precise) : 300mm
    • .3 - shoe, right height x width x depth/length (precise) : 140 x 94 x 285mm
    • .2 - jacket, mongol width (precise) : 425mm
      (across bust)
    • .1 - dress, 3m length of front (precise) : 705mm
      (from neck to start of slit)
  • Classification
    Chenhall Nomenclature (Nomenclature)
    › 03 Personal Artifacts (Category)
    › Clothing (Classification)
    › Main Garments (Sub-classification)
    › Ensemble (Primary Term)
  • Record created
    19 October 1999

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