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Skirt suit

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1981-1983 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • 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.162:1 to 4-2002

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Suit of 2 dark blue printed cotton stockings and blue knit wool jacket and skirt with triangle pattern. Jacket has exaggerated points at shoulders and dog buttons.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)


1981-1983 (made)


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

Descriptive line

Suit, f, blue cotton stockings, blue wool jacket and blue wool skirt, Malcolm McLaren and Vivienne Westwood, Britain, 'Pirates' and 'Witches' collections, 1981-1983.


Gender and Sexuality; The Michael and Gerlinde Costiff Costume Collection


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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