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Corset

1988 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Gold lamé corset with elbow length, detachable sleeves with epaulettes, lined with colourful printed cotton.


Object details
Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Gold lamé and cotton
Brief description
Corset with detachable sleeves, f, gold lamé, Vivienne Westwood, 'Time Machine' collection, s/s 1988.
Physical description
Gold lamé corset with elbow length, detachable sleeves with epaulettes, lined with colourful printed cotton.
Dimensions
  • At bust circumference: 78cm (Note: bust)
  • Length: 42cm
  • Circumference: 620mm (Note: waist)
Marks and inscriptions
'Vivienne Westwood / 12' (Label; English)
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
Production
'Time Machine' collection (spring / summer)
Collection
Accession number
T.203-2002

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Record createdNovember 20, 2002
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