30 October 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,000
Estimate GBP 600 - GBP 1,200
'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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J. Lobenthal, Radical Rags: Fashions of the Sixties, New York, 1992, p.216 (example illustrated)
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