Butterfly Dress
Butterfly Dress
Butterfly Dress
Butterfly Dress
Butterfly Dress
Butterfly Dress
Butterfly Dress
Butterfly Dress
Butterfly Dress
Butterfly Dress


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Collection Tier:
Tier 2

Clothing and Accessories
Women's Clothing ➔ Butterfly Dress

Identifier:
2021.17.1
Description:
This butterfly dress has a white silk lining and a white silk overlay featuring various species of butterflies as well as an off-the-shoulder neckline. The long sleeve on the proper right side has a draped overlay and eight covered buttons with loops at the wrist. The bodice is relaxed while the skirt is fitted at the hips. This dress also has an invisible zipper on the proper left side and an interior maker label that reads "Alexander McQueen | Made in Italy". 
Date:
circa 2010
Materials:
Silk, Metal
Source:
Museum Purchase
Rights:

Makers/Donors
1stDibs.com

Alexander McQueen
Lee Alexander McQueen was an English fashion designer. In 1992 he founded his own label and from 1996 to 2001 he was the chief designer at Givenchy. He passed away in 2010.