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  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1976 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Vivienne Westwood, born 1941 (designer)
    McLaren, Malcolm (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Machine-sewn cotton

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the designers

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Man's belt of black machine-sewn cotton.

Place of Origin

London (made)


1976 (made)


Vivienne Westwood, born 1941 (designer)
McLaren, Malcolm (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Machine-sewn cotton


Length: 121.5 cm

Object history note

Registered File number 1989/1854.
Part of a 'Punk' outfit T.252 to H-1989.

Descriptive line

Belt of black machine-sewn cotton, designed by Vivienne Westwood and Malcolm McLaren, London, 1976.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Mendes, Valerie. Black In Fashion. London: V&A Publications, 1999.

Production Note

Spring/Summer collection in 1976


Cotton (textile)


Machine sewing


Fashion; Men's clothes; Accessories


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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