1960s Paper Dress with Rocket Motif
Paper dress from London Paper Dresses Ltd. It is a blend of 75% rayon and 25% nylon. The rocket on the dress is a Mercury Atlas Rocket. These were the first manned American space flights. There is a Velcro closure on the left shoulder. Shoes - HCT. 1986.1.128ab
This dress was one in a series of five designed by artist Harry Gordon for London Paper Dresses Ltd. The five poster dress designs included the 'Mystic Eye Dress', 'Giant Rocket Dress', 'Rose Dress', 'Pussy Cat Dress' and 'Hand Dress'. They were released in 1968.
A-Line Dress, Trapeze Silhouette
fiber content=Nylon, Rayon
Black, Gray, Off-white
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