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Trousers

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1976 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    McLaren, Malcolm (designer)
    Vivienne Westwood, born 1941 (designer)
    Seditionaries (designed for)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Cotton, metal

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Philip Sallon

  • Museum number:

    T.405-1995

  • Gallery location:

    Fashion, Room 40, case CA16, shelf FIG4

Physical description

Bondage trousers, black cotton with straps and hardware between legs, hanging straps.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

1976 (made)

Artist/maker

McLaren, Malcolm (designer)
Vivienne Westwood, born 1941 (designer)
Seditionaries (designed for)

Materials and Techniques

Cotton, metal

Object history note

Registered File number 1993/2220, Streetstyle exhibition 1994-1995, in the exhibition it was part of an outfit called 'Punk UK 1976' (includes the top T.406-1995 and the jacket T.407-1995).

Philip Sallon was a punk style leader who wore this with heavy black eye make-up and a "horned" hairstyle that he likened to a Viking helmet or devil horns.

Descriptive line

Trousers, bondage trousers, black cotton, Malcolm McLaren and Vivienne Westwood, Britain, 'Seditionaries' Collection, 1976

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

Described in the exhibition publication, part of an outfit called 'Punk UK 1976'.
Surfers, Soulies, Skinheads & Skaters : Subcultural Style from the Forties to the Nineties

Materials

Cotton (textile); Metal

Categories

Men's clothes; Fashion; Streetstyle exhibition 1994

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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