Corset and Shorts Ensemble Front View

Vivienne Westwood for Vivienne Westwood



Corset: Vivienne Westwood 18th-century influenced corset.
Label: (Logo Orb) Vivienne Westwood MADE IN ENGLAND - yellow lettering on red ground; a separate white printed label with black lettering at center back - MADE IN ENGLAND.
Date: Spring/Summer 1994

Shorts: Vivienne Westwood shorts in tan/burgundy/black striped twill wool.
Label: (Logo Orb) Vivienne Westwood - MADE IN ENGLAND; woven red lettering on white ground; one size only label in acetate; small acetate label: Lining Viscose Acetate; small acetate label with cleaning instructions.
Date: Fall/Winter 1991

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  • Title: Corset and Shorts Ensemble Front View
  • Creator: Vivienne Westwood
  • Fashion House: Vivienne Westwood
  • Date Created: 1994
  • Location Created: London, England
  • Physical Dimensions: Corset CB: 14" Shorts CB: 15"
  • Provenance: Corset: FIDM Museum Purchase, Funds provided by the Wearable Art Connection of Souther California Shorts: FIDM Museum Purchase
  • Season: Spring / Summer 1994
  • Type: Corset, shorts
  • Photographer: Brian Sanderson
  • Rights: © FIDM Museum & Library, Inc. Image made available for limited non-commercial, educational, and personal use only, or for fair use as defined in the United States copyright laws. Users must cite the author and source of the image as they would material from any printed work, and the citations should include the URL “www.fidmmuseum.org”. For publication or press requests, visit http://www.fidmmuseum.org/about/rights-and-reproductions/ or email imagerights@FIDMmuseum.org.
  • Medium: Corset: Synthetic stretch lamé and plastic boning Shorts: Wool twill, faux fur and nylon fringe
  • Object ID: Corset: 2003.5.12 Shorts: 2004.5.1
  • Bibliographic References: Kevin L. Jones and Christina M Johnson. FABULOUS! Ten Years of FIDM Museum Acquisitions, 2000-2010. Los Angeles: FIDM Museum Publications, 2010.

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