Woman's dress

English
Fall–winter 1991–92
Vivienne Westwood (English, born in 1941)


Object Place: London, England

Dimensions

Overall: 133.4 x 63.7 cm (52 1/2 CB x 25 1/16 in.Waist) CF - 49 1/2" Hip - 28 3/4" Sleeve length - 23 1/2"

Accession Number

1999.671

Medium or Technique

Viscose, Lycra®, foil; screen-printed

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Long, fitted sheath dress of purple viscose/Lycra with long sleeves, scoop neck, and zipper at back. Screen-printed gold with neoclassical designs (including Vivienne Westwood orb) metallic gold.
Label: “Vivienne Westwood Made in England”
Condition: good, gold has worn away in small areas at center front

Provenance

Purchased by Caroline Alyea in London in fall of 1992, at designer's King's Road boutique; gift of Caroline Alyea, 1999.

Credit Line

Gift of Caroline D. Alyea

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.