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    Sale 5001

    Resurrection: Avant-Garde Fashion

    30 October 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 70

    HARRY GORDON

    'ROCKET', A DISPOSABLE DRESS

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    HARRY GORDON
    'ROCKET', A DISPOSABLE DRESS
    1968, screen-pinted tissue, wood pulp and rayon mesh, manufactured by Poster Dresses Ltd., London


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    The following five lots represent Gordon's complete line of paper dresses. One of Gordon's dresses is included in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art, New York.

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    Literature

    J. Lobenthal, Radical Rags: Fashions of the Sixties, New York, 1992, p.216 (example illustrated)