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  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1981 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Linen and 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:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Ensemble of red, orange and white vertical striped linen jacket and brown cotton trousers.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)


1981 (made)


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

Materials and Techniques

Linen and cotton


Weight: 1.24 kg Jacket and trousers

Descriptive line

Ensemble, f, orange, red and white linen jacket and brown cotton trousers, Malcolm McLaren and Vivienne Westwood, Britain, 'Savage' collection, a/w 1981.

Production Note

'Savage' collection (autumn / winter)


Linen; Cotton


Fashion; Clothing; Gender and Sexuality; The Michael and Gerlinde Costiff Costume Collection


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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