R6084/2 Dress

Woman's shift dress in brown wax print with red, yellow and green beaded embellishments.

Peacock dress by Eredappa Hart, Nigeria

This ‘Peacock’ dress is made from a wax print fabric decorated with brightly coloured beadwork. Eredappa Hart’s designs mix western silouettes with local print fabrics, such as wax print,which are layered with luxurious bead embellishments to create stunning three dimensional pieces. Collected as part of the Fashioning Africa project.

Creator: Eredappa Hart

Place: Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria, West Africa, Africa

Date: 2005