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Unlabelled tie dye hippie shirt/dress 1970s

1970

Australian Fashion Council

Australian Fashion Council
Australia

Shirt/dress
1970s
India
Maker unknown
This lightweight cotton voile shirt/tunic/dress is traditionally hand dyed in a true wax batik technique and has cotton thread embroidery.

Other information
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muslin
http://monicaniftian.blogspot.com.au/2011/03/symbolic-motifs.html

http://thedreamstress.com/2010/06/calico-muslin-gauze-a-history-of-fabric-terminology-part-i/

History of Indian cotton
http://newint.org/features/2007/04/01/history/

http://www.organiccotton.org/oc/Cotton-general/World-market/History-of-cotton.php

http://handeyemagazine.com/content/india-and-history-cotton

Tie Dye
http://www.dharmatrading.com/techniques/tiedye/tie-dye-instructions.html

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  • Title: Unlabelled tie dye hippie shirt/dress 1970s
  • Creator: The Darnell Collection, Cotton Australia
  • Date Created: 1970
  • Location Created: India
  • Provenance: India
  • Type: Skirt Dress
  • Photographer: Cotton Australia
  • Original Source: The Darnell Collection
  • Medium: Hand dyed and embroidedlightweight cotton voile

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