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Jacket - Hypnos


  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1984 (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Vivienne Westwood, born 1941 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Denim with rubber print, and rubber and elastic

  • Credit Line:

    Given by David Barber, in memory of Rupert Michael Dolan

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Man's blue denim slip-over jacket with a rubber print of Greek keys, and appliqued hanging Greek key flounces across the shoulders and top. Round Peter Pan collar and sculpturally folded cupped breast pockets. Rubber penis buttons at the cuffs, and elasticated waist.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)


1984 (designed)


Vivienne Westwood, born 1941 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Denim with rubber print, and rubber and elastic


Length: 70 cm

Object history note

Registered File number 1991/2009.

Descriptive line

Man's denim slip-over jacket 'Hypnos', designed by Vivienne Westwood, Great Britain, 1984

Production Note

Spring / Summer Collection 1984


Denim; Rubber; Elastic



Subjects depicted

Key pattern


Fashion; Men's clothes


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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