Fashion2Fiber

Rabanne, Paco; Plastic Disc Dress

Description

Paco Rabanne pink/green/white plastic discs and white beads mini-dress; deep neckline; sleeveless; flared skirt; discs attached to one another with metal links; dog collar necklace--matching discs and beads; off-white cotton knit bodysuit, back cut open.

Source

HCT.1988.162.42

Provenance

This dress was worn by Mrs. Frank (Isabel) Eberstadt. Isabel was the daughter of poet Ogden Nash. Born in 1933 in Baltimore, Maryland, she later married Frederick Eberstadt. Frederick was a well-known photographer and style-setter in New York City. They were key figures in the New York social scene in the 1960s and 70s. Isabel was a graduate of Bryn Mawr and a published writer.

Designer

Rabanne, Paco

Design Elements

Shift Dress, Tube Silhouette

Fiber/Fabric Information

fiber content=Plastic

Decade

1960-1969

Color

Green-yellow, Pink, White

Files

1988.162.42abc F.jpg
1988.162.42abc LF.jpg
1988.162.42abc L.jpg
1988.162.42abc LB.jpg
1988.162.42abc B.jpg
1988.162.42abc RB.jpg
1988.162.42abc R.jpg
1988.162.42abc RF.jpg
close up attachment.jpg
close up attachment 2.jpg

Collection

Citation

“Rabanne, Paco; Plastic Disc Dress,” Fashion2Fiber, accessed November 22, 2019, http://fashion2fiber.osu.edu/items/show/4195.

Item Relations

This item has no relations.