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  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1976 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Leather and metal

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased with Art Fund support and assistance from the Friends of the V&A, the Elsbeth Evans Trust, and the Dorothy Hughes Bequest

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Ankle boots, black leather with orange leather trim, eyelets for laces, buckled leather strap closures.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)


1976 (made)


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

Materials and Techniques

Leather and metal

Marks and inscriptions


Height: 22 cm, Length: 29 cm

Descriptive line

Boots, m, black leather 'bondage', Malcolm McLaren and Vivienne Westwood, Britain, 'Seditionaries' Collection, 1976.


Leather; Metal


Gender and Sexuality; The Michael and Gerlinde Costiff Costume Collection


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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