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Autumn/Winter '85

Collection: Bill Gibb Pattern Collection
Object Type: Dress Design Pattern
Artist/Maker: Gibb, Bill
Date: 1985
Media/Materials: ink and pencil on paper


4 design pattern pieces on tracing paper in a brown envelope.
Bill Gibb black and white A4 reproduction of the dress attached to the front of the envelope.
Patterns marked: front blouse (1B/602), back blouse (1B/602), sleeve (1B/602) and collar (1B/602)
Envelope marked: 1B/602
A4 reproduction marked: Autumn/Winter '85; 1B/602; 1S/401

The drawing and reproduction on display here provide us with an insight into how the renowned Aberdeenshire-born designer worked to prepare disigns for his suites of garments. The brown envelopes hold the many design ppattern templates used to aid and guidethe development, manufacture and completion of Bill Gibb's final garments. Representstional graphic images were attached to the envelopes as a visual reference.
Object Number: ABDRG2011.262.1