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Airmail dress


Paper dress or 'Airmail' dress made from white tyvek material, printed with a patten resembling airmail envelopes in red and blue and the fold lines of the dress, the dress folds up to fit inside an envelope and was produced in a limited edition of c. 200, designed by Hussein Chalayan and produced by Artomatic, British, 1999.

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Fashion and Textiles

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Production information

Chalayan, Hussein, 1970 (b.), Designer
London, England, EUROPE
Artomatic, Manufacturer
London, England, EUROPE




Polyester, Cotton


  • Fashion and Style (08 Jul 2016)
    National Museum of Scotland

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