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Not currently on display at the V&A


1982 (made)
Place of origin

Bra of brown synthetic satin, cotton and leather.

Object details

Object type
TitleMud (series title)
Materials and techniques
Synthetic satin, cotton and leather
Brief description
1982-3, British; McLaren, Malcolm and Westwood, Vivienne. Brown satin "Mud"
Physical description
Bra of brown synthetic satin, cotton and leather.
Gallery label
This 1950s-style satin bra was designed to be worn over a rough wool tunic top. Westwood's controversial use of underwear as outwear has greatly influenced other designers and consumer tastes. Many lingerie ranges now work as both underwear and outwear.(1997)
Credit line
Given by Mr Patrick Moore
Autumn/Winter Collection
Bibliographic reference
De la Haye, Amy (ed.). The Cutting Edge: 50 Years of British Fashion 1947- 1997. London : V&A Publications, 1997 plate 145
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Record createdSeptember 25, 2003
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