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Culottes

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1981 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Cotton

  • 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:

    T.113-2002

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Loose white culottes with side pockets and drawstring waist. Two buttons at fly, additional buttons and button loops at middle of lower hem.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

1981 (made)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Cotton

Marks and inscriptions

'Worlds end McLaren Westwood born in england'
Label; English

Dimensions

Circumference: 70 cm at waist, Length: 41 cm, Weight: 0.28 kg

Descriptive line

Culottes, f, white cotton, Malcolm McLaren and Vivienne Westwood, Britain, 'Pirates' collection, s/s 1981.

Production Note

'Pirates' collection (spring / summer)

Materials

Cotton

Categories

Gender and Sexuality; The Michael and Gerlinde Costiff Costume Collection

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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