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Black wool dress designed by Kate Mack

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Designed by:
Kate Mack, French, born 1971  Search this
Medium:
boiled wool
Dimensions:
H x W: 61 × 17 11/16 in. (155 × 45 cm)
Type:
dresses
Place made:
Paris, Île-de-France, France, Europe
Date:
2016
Description:
Black boiled wool evening dress designed by Kate Mack. The floor-length column dress has a wide cowl neck, full-length fitted sleeves, and a thigh-high slit at the proper left front side of the skirt. It is made from small asymmetric pieces of black boiled wool seamed together using a machine-sewn lock stitch with the seams exposed on the facing side to create a three-dimensional textural quality. The dress is not lined except for the cowl portion of the bodice, which is double-sided with the exterior top edge being folded over to the interior and seamed at the bust. A black fabric label with white embroidered text reading "Kate Mack" is sewn at the interior center back neck.
Topic:
African American  Search this
African diaspora  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Design  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion design  Search this
Identity  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kate Mack
Object number:
2017.17
Restrictions & Rights:
© Kate Mack
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd591a64a56-8023-499d-a030-b914ae7d4a09
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.17