Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia on August 20, 1972 · Page 59
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August 20, 1972

Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia · Page 59

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Sunday, August 20, 1972
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DESIGN CATCHES EYE OF ARTISANS DESIGNER Dorothy Weatherford in 'Harlequin' Skirt ^GAZETTE-MAIL Owrlnton, W. f*, Aug. 20 JJ^OME JJA OME FAMILY IE Artisans to Aid Art Art and artisans will meet next month when the Mountain Artisans fall and holiday fashion collection is presented in a special benefit showing at the Charleston Art Gallery. Scheduled from 8 to 11 p.m. Sept. 16, the snowing is being staged in conjunction with t Mountain Artisans exhibit, which o p e n s at the Gallery on Sept. 10 and continues through Oct. 4. Invitations, issued by the Gallery's Board of directors, were mailed on Saturday. Proceeds from the tickets, $10 for Sunrise members and $15 for non-members, will be used to remodel permanent collection storage facilities. Guitarist Vince Lewis will provide the musical accompaniment for 17 models who will make their way down the gallery's staircase and through the downstairs exhibition rooms. Mrs. Stanley Margolis and Mrs. Gene Sadd are in charge of coordinating the fashion show. Among the clothes to be included are these photographed at the Art Gallery. Mrs. D a v i d Me- Million models a pair of perky silk party pants m geometric patches o f. primary colors. Ribbom 1 · used for trim and also makes up th* waistband. Dorothy Weatherford, the chief designer for Mountain Artisans, wears a skirt called "Harlequin;" It features diamonds of black velveteen played against diamonds of peach corduroy framed in silver metallic ribbon and black topaz silk. The tarn* colors are repeated in the plaid of the taffeta skirt. Mrs. Stanley Silverstein's skirt is fashioned of hot pastels, orange and polka dot taffeta. Tto diamond-patched front panel uses taffetas and velvets and the skirt comes with a matching top, as do all t h · outfits photographed here. Mrs. Kenyon Bush wears a suit called "Carpetbagger," that is made of corduroy and suedeclotb in shades of rust with touches of blue. Photos by Frank Wilkto and Lawrence Pierce GEOMETRIC PATCHES IN PRIMARY COLORS Party Pants Modeled by Mrs. David McMillion SMARTLY SUITED FOR FALL Mrs. Kenyon Bush PATCHED PANEL AND POLKA DOTS Mrs. Stanley Silverstein

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