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Suit

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1983 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Cotton and lycra

  • 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.171:1-2002

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Suit of white cotton and green lycra oversized, double-breasted jacket with 2-way fastening and white cotton trousers with elasticised cotton detail and legs with rounded silhouette.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

1983 (made)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Cotton and lycra

Dimensions

Weight: 1.22 kg

Descriptive line

Suit, m, white cotton and green lycra jacket and white cotton trousers, Malcolm McLaren and Vivienne Westwood, Britain, 'Hypnos' collection, a/w 1983.

Production Note

'Hypnos' collection (autumn / winter)

Materials

Cotton; Lycra

Categories

Gender and Sexuality; The Michael and Gerlinde Costiff Costume Collection

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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