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  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1986 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Vivienne Westwood, born 1941 (designer)
    Levi Strauss & Co. (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:


  • 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

Blue denim Levi-Strauss jacket with detachable back panel designed by Vivienne Westwood.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)


1986 (made)


Vivienne Westwood, born 1941 (designer)
Levi Strauss & Co. (maker)

Materials and Techniques



Weight: 1.6 kg Jacket and panel, Circumference: 915 mm

Object history note

This jacket was exhibited in the Blitz Designer exhition at the V&A July 10-September 28 1986.

Descriptive line

Jacket, f, blue Levi-Strauss with detachable panel, Vivienne Westwood, Britain, 1986.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Displayed as part of the V&A Exhibition, Club to Catwalk, 10 July 2013 - 16 February 2014.




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


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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