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    Sale 5001

    Resurrection: Avant-Garde Fashion

    30 October 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 2

    OSSIE CLARK (1942-1996) & CELIA BIRTWELL (B.1941)
    AN OFF-THE-SHOULDER DRESS WITH HALTERNECK

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    OSSIE CLARK (1942-1996) & CELIA BIRTWELL (B.1941)
    AN OFF-THE-SHOULDER DRESS WITH HALTERNECK
    late 1960s, printed crepe and suede, with designer's label, also labelled Quorum


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    Quorum was the boutique of choice for the fashion conscious from 1964 to 1969. Opened in 1964 by Alice Pollack who was joined by Ossie Clark and his future wife, Celia Birtwell in 1966, Quorum sold sensuous and stylish clothes to the likes of the Rolling Stones and the Beatles. In 1969 the boutique was sold to Radley.

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