Object Detail


Maker and Role
DuPont Co. (E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Co.) (estab. 1802, closed 2017), Manufacturer
Teddy Tinling (British, b.1910, d.1990), Designer
Date
1967-1968
Object Type
Media
Qiana
Dimensions
28 x 17" (71.1 x 43.2cm)
Description
With Qiana yarn made at the DuPont Chattanooga, Tennessee plant, legendary tennis couturier Teddy Tinling designed and made this tennis dress in London, England.

DuPont commissioned a group of international haute couture fashion designers to design and make high-end clothing using their new Qiana fabric for promotional purposes.

Qiana was introduced to the public on June 27, 1968. This dress is part of Hagley's DuPont Fiber "Firsts" collection.
Collection
DuPont Company
Object No
86.4.4a-c
Currently on Display
No

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