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evening suit 2004.59

Object Name: evening dress

Artist/Maker: Westwood, Vivienne
Role in production: designer
Place of Creation: Europe, United Kingdom, England, London
Date: 1998

Accession Number: 2004.59
Location on Display: Gallery of Costume - GF - A Century of Fashion
Image Copyright: © Manchester City Galleries
Credit: [web and database rights] Westwood, Vivienne (4/11/2008)

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • silk
  • satin
  • velvet

Mustard yellow evening outfit, comprising hipster jacket in velvet and long trained skirt, bias cut in velvet and satin. SB jacket with large fuax horn orb button cf; patch pockets with v-shaped turn-down flaps; huge rounded revers; lined pale pink acetate; skirt with zigzag front panel in matching velvet, cut on the cross, and back in satin; woven labels "Vivienne Westwood, gold label, 14" Paper swing-tag label in jacket: £525