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Ossie Clark Celia Birtwell couture silk chiffon screen-print dress, circa 1976

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Ossie Clark and Celia Birtwell silk chiffon evening dress, couture line, circa 1976. Drawstring fastenings at neck and cuffs with ruffled trim, semi-sheer yoke, two pleated panels around the bust and full skirt with silk lining. The dress is constructed in a vibrant green silk chiffon screen-printed using paint, at this time Celia's design became more abstract and graphic, and a major influence on her was the pointillist painter Georges Seurat... they reflected fashion's move away from romanticism and floral patterns. A very special dress which is a true testament to Ossie Clark and Celia Birtwell's artistry.

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  • Designer
  • Brand
    Ossie Clark
  • Place of origin
    United Kingdom
  • Period
  • Material notes

    Silk

  • Condition
    Excellent.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Marked size
    Small (EU)
  • Seller location
    London, GB
  • Reference number
    LU14022205843

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