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view Roussel, J. T&F Given by Patricia Wilson 1948-12-31 1948-01-01 1948 (made) Corset, pink elasticated cotton, J. Roussel, France, 1948 Circumference: 65 cm waist, Length: 19 cm The Golden Age of Couture. Paris and London 1947 - 1957 (Victoria & Albert Museum 22/09/2007-06/01/2008) Fashion, room 40 548 Corset J. Roussel Paris 1948 J. Roussel had branches on the Boulevard Hausmann in Paris, and... 2014-08-29T19:20:50.000Z 2014-08-29T19:20:50.000Z 46.712448 Fashion, room 40, case CA12 1.71832 '[illegible] / J. Roussel of Paris' cotton Elasticated cotton, hook and eye closure T.110-2001 t1102001 O68370 Corset 1 Pink elasticated cotton waist corset with 7 hook and eye closures. France The 'waspie' was a belt-girdle designed to cinch the waist and create an exaggerated hour-glass... 2 VA corset-roussel-j 2014-08-05T00:00:00.000Z Weaving, sewing 1948 1948 view
view 2010ee8233 jpg s Unknown T&F Given by the Burrows family 1864-12-31 1864-01-01 1864 (made) Boned corset of silk trimmed with machine-made lace, possibly made in France or Great Britain, 1864 Circumference: 77 cm bust, Circumference: 56 cm waist, Circumference: 76 cm hips, Height: 33.5 cm front, Height: 34 cm back, Length: 14 in The donors of this corset linked it to a 1864 marriage in the family, but there is no further... 18527 2014-08-29T20:33:25.000Z 2014-08-29T20:33:25.000Z 46.712448 In Storage 1.71832 Silk, edged with machine-made lace, reinforced with whalebone, metal, lined with cotton twill T.169-1961 t1691961 O15546 Corset Corset of blue silk trimmed at the top edge with a narrow band of machine-made lace. The corset... France 2010EE8233 The corset was worn over the chemise and it moulded the figure of the wearer into the fashionable... 3 corset-unknown 2014-04-29T00:00:00.000Z 1864 1864 view
view Rigby & Peller T&F Given by Rigby & Peller 1996-12-31 1996-01-01 1996 (made) Satin corset, designed by Rigby & Peller, Great Britain, 1996 The Cutting Edge: 50 Years of British Fashion 1947-1997 (Victoria & Albert Museum 06/03/1997-27/07/1997) 25050 Elite corsetières Rigby & Peller enjoy an international reputation for their bespoke and... 2014-08-29T21:03:13.000Z 2014-08-29T21:03:13.000Z 54.313919 In Storage -2.23218 Satin T.467-1996 t4671996 O84529 Corset White satin corset with back fastenings and front lacing. Great Britain Elite corsetières Rigby & Peller, corset-makers to the Queen, enjoy an international reputation... 2 corset-rigby-peller 2014-08-05T00:00:00.000Z satin weave 1996 1996 view
view Rigby & Peller T&F Given by Rigby & Peller 1996-12-31 1996-01-01 1996 (made) Embroidered satin corset , designed by Rigby & Peller, Great Britain, 1996 The Cutting Edge: 50 Years of British Fashion 1947-1997 (Victoria & Albert Museum 06/03/1997-27/07/1997) 25052 Elite corsetières Rigby & Peller enjoy an international reputation for their bespoke and... 2014-08-29T21:03:14.000Z 2014-08-29T21:03:14.000Z 54.313919 In Storage -2.23218 Embroidered satin T.469-1996 t4691996 O84531 Corset Black satin corset with red floral embroidery. Great Britain 2 corset-rigby-peller 2014-08-05T00:00:00.000Z satin weave, embroidered 1996 1996 view
view 2006bb4765 jpg s Unknown T&F 1883-12-31 1883-01-01 1883 (made) Red serge corset, England, 1883 Curvaceous - boned, busty, bell-shaped and bustled. A V&A/Central Saint Martins collaboration (24/04/2001-07/01/2002) Fashion, room 40 The steel busk defined the front of the garment. On this corset the spoon-shaped busk is wider at... 53000 CORSET Red sateen, yellow leather and whalebone with a steel spoon-shaped busk British, 1883 In... 2014-08-29T22:47:00.000Z 2014-08-29T22:47:00.000Z 52.883289 Fashion, room 40, case CA6, shelf FIG8 -1.97685 '6/1' leather, sateen, whalebone Red sateen, beige leather and whalebone, with a steel spoon-shaped busk T.84&A-1980 t841980 O58915 Corset 1 Red serge corset with the whalebone and spoon busk covered in beige leather and machine stitched.... England 2006BB4765 In the early 1870s, as the crinoline was replaced by the bustle, corsets changed shape. In order... 3 VA corset-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z Woven 1883 1883 view
view Agent Provocateur T&F Given by Anne Steinberg 1999-12-31 1990-01-01 1990s (made) Pink satin corset with black lace trim, Agent Provocateur, British, 1990s Length: 373 mm, Width: 646 mm Gallery 40 (Victoria & Albert Museum) 62925 2014-08-29T23:25:12.000Z 2014-08-29T23:25:12.000Z 52.883289 In Storage -1.97685 Two labels; 'Agent Provocateur / Made in England' Washing instructions cotton, metal, viscose, synthetic fibre Machine sewn 70% cotton and 30% viscose satin with cotton lining, machine-made synthetic lace, metal busk and bones T.12-2002 t122002 O67107 Corset Pink satin strapless corset edged with ruched black machine lace, and black machine lace covering... England Underwear is usually hidden, even in private. Dressing gowns cover up underwear and night... 2 corset-agent-provocateur 2014-08-05T00:00:00.000Z machine sewing, machine made lace 1999 1990 view
view Corsetière Edith T&F Given by Caroline Wren 1959-12-31 1950-01-01 1950s (made) Corset, Britain, 1950s length: 54 cm, Width: 32 cm waist The Golden Age of Couture. Paris and London 1947 - 1957 (Victoria & Albert Museum 22/09/2007-06/01/2008) It was donated by the original owner's granddaughter, and is part of a gift of stock left over... 64226 Corset Corsetière Edith London 1950s Nylon, rayon and cut-velvet lace, with elasticised panels,... 2014-08-29T23:31:17.000Z 2014-08-29T23:31:17.000Z 54.313919 In Storage -2.23218 'Corseteire Edith A&E Gabriel Ltd. 19/20 Grosvenor St. W1' lace, nylon, velvet, rayon, elastic Nylon, rayon, cut velvet lace, lace, elastic T.137-2000 t1372000 O68285 Corset Black nylon and rayon corset with front panel of cut velvet lace and garters. Zipper closure and... Great Britain Corsets were an essential part of a woman's wardrobe in the 1950s, and were used to create the... 2 corset-corsetiere-edith 2014-07-08T00:00:00.000Z 1959 1950 view
view 2010ee7852 jpg s Unknown T&F Given by Caroline Wren 1959-12-31 1950-01-01 1950s (made) Corset, pink satin and lace, Britain, 1950s Circumference: 66 cm waist, Length: 51 cm 64227 2014-08-29T23:31:17.000Z 2014-08-29T23:31:17.000Z 54.313919 In Storage -2.23218 lace, satin, elastic Satin and elasticated lace T.138-2000 t1382000 O68287 Corset Pink satin and lace corset for lower torso and hips. Includes four suspender buttons and back zip. Great Britain 2010EE7852 3 corset-unknown 2014-07-08T00:00:00.000Z 1959 1950 view
view Westwood, Vivienne T&F Purchased with the assistance of The Art Fund, the Friends of the V&A, the Elsbeth Evans Trust, and the Dorothy Hughes Bequest 1985-12-31 1985-01-01 1985 (made) Corset, f, off-white nylon, Vivienne Westwood, Britain, 'Mini Crini' collection, s/s 1985. Circumference: 74 cm at bust, Length: 42 cm, Volume/capacity: 0.3 l 67201 2014-08-29T23:46:00.000Z 2014-08-29T23:46:00.000Z 54.313919 In Storage -2.23218 'Vivienne Westwood / 12 / Made in Englnad' nylon Nylon T.199-2002 t1992002 O70435 Corset Off-white nylon corset with long sleeves. Stains on arms, shoulders and back. Great Britain 2 corset-westwood-vivienne 2014-08-14T00:00:00.000Z 1985 1985 view
view Westwood, Vivienne T&F Purchased with the assistance of The Art Fund, the Friends of the V&A, the Elsbeth Evans Trust, and the Dorothy Hughes Bequest 1987-12-31 1987-01-01 1987 (made) Corset, f, red synthetic velvet and black wool, Vivienne Westwood, Britain, 'Harris Tweed'... Weight: 0.28 kg 67210 2014-08-29T23:46:04.000Z 2014-08-29T23:46:04.000Z 54.313919 In Storage -2.23218 velvet Synthetic velvet T.201-2002 t2012002 O70444 Corset Corset with red velvet front and back and black wool sides. Great Britain 2 corset-westwood-vivienne 2014-08-14T00:00:00.000Z 1987 1987 view
view Westwood, Vivienne T&F Purchased with the assistance of The Art Fund, the Friends of the V&A, the Elsbeth Evans Trust, and the Dorothy Hughes Bequest 1988-12-31 1988-01-01 1988 (made) Corset with detachable sleeves, f, gold lamé, Vivienne Westwood, 'Time Machine' collection, s/s... Circumference: 78 cm at bust, Length: 42 cm 67221 2014-08-29T23:46:09.000Z 2014-08-29T23:46:09.000Z 54.313919 In Storage -2.23218 'Vivienne Westwood / 12' cotton, lame Gold lamé and cotton T.203-2002 t2032002 O70460 Corset Gold lamé corset with elbow length, detachable sleeves with epaulettes, lined with colourful... Great Britain 'Time Machine' collection (spring / summer) 2 corset-westwood-vivienne 2013-12-20T00:00:00.000Z 1988 1988 view
view Westwood, Vivienne T&F Purchased with the assistance of The Art Fund, the Friends of the V&A, the Elsbeth Evans Trust, and the Dorothy Hughes Bequest 1988-12-31 1988-01-01 1988 (made) Corset with detachable sleeves, f, silver lamé, Vivienne Westwood, Britain, 'Time Machine'... Circumference: 76 cm at bust, Length: 43 cm, Weight: 0.66 kg 67224 2014-08-29T23:46:11.000Z 2014-08-29T23:46:11.000Z 54.313919 In Storage -2.23218 'Vivienne Westwood / Size 12' cotton, lame Silver lamé and cotton T.204:1-2002 t2042002 O70462 Corset Silver lamé corset with detachable elbow-length sleeves with epaulettes. Lined with... Great Britain 'Time Machine' collection (spring / summer) 2 corset-westwood-vivienne 2014-08-14T00:00:00.000Z 1988 1988 view
view Westwood, Vivienne T&F Purchased with the assistance of The Art Fund, the Friends of the V&A, the Elsbeth Evans Trust, and the Dorothy Hughes Bequest 1988-12-31 1988-01-01 1988 (made) Corset, f, black and gold lycra, Vivienne Westwood, Britain, 'Civilizade' collection, a/w 1988. Circumference: 74 cm at waist, Length: 42 cm, Weight: 0.34 kg 67473 2014-08-29T23:47:51.000Z 2014-08-29T23:47:51.000Z 54.313919 In Storage -2.23218 'Vivienne Westwood / Made in England / 12' Lycra Lycra T.211-2002 t2112002 O70736 Corset Black long-sleeved lycra corset top with gold on bodice. Great Britain 'Civilizade' collection (autumn / winter) 2 corset-westwood-vivienne 2014-08-14T00:00:00.000Z 1988 1988 view
view Westwood, Vivienne T&F Purchased with the assistance of The Art Fund, the Friends of the V&A, the Elsbeth Evans Trust, and the Dorothy Hughes Bequest 1989-12-31 1989-01-01 1989 (made) Corset, f, beige raffia, Vivienne Westwood, Britain, 'Pagan V' collection, a/w 1989. Circumference: 75 cm at bust, Length: 38 cm, Weight: 0.36 kg 67474 2014-08-29T23:47:51.000Z 2014-08-29T23:47:51.000Z 54.313919 In Storage -2.23218 'Vivienne Westwood' Size '12' raffia Raffia T.212-2002 t2122002 O70737 Corset Long-sleeved beige raffia corset. Great Britain 'Pagan V' collection (autumn / winter) 2 corset-westwood-vivienne 2014-08-14T00:00:00.000Z 1989 1989 view
view Westwood, Vivienne T&F Purchased with the assistance of The Art Fund, the Friends of the V&A, the Elsbeth Evans Trust, and the Dorothy Hughes Bequest 1990-12-31 1990-01-01 1990 (made) Corset, f, multi-coloured silk and polyester, Vivienne Westwood, Britain, 'Portrait' collection,... Circumference: 82 cm at bust, Length: 44 cm, Weight: 0.28 kg The print on this corset is taken from Francois Boucher's painting Daphnis and Chloe (Shepherd... 67960 2014-08-29T23:50:56.000Z 2014-08-29T23:50:56.000Z 54.313919 In Storage -2.23218 'Vivienne Westwood made in England' [red label] Size '12' '66% polyamide / 27% polyester / 7%... polyamide, polyester, Lycra Polyamide, polyester, lycra. T.216-2002 t2162002 O71199 Corset Corset of synthetic blend with a depiction of François Boucher's painting of Daphnis and Chloe... Great Britain 'Portrait' collection (spring / summer) 2 corset-westwood-vivienne 2014-08-14T00:00:00.000Z 1990 1990 view
view Westwood, Vivienne T&F Purchased with the assistance of The Art Fund, the Friends of the V&A, the Elsbeth Evans Trust, and the Dorothy Hughes Bequest 1990-12-31 1990-01-01 1990 (made) Corset, f, multi-coloured nylon with François Boucher print, Vivienne Westwood, Britain,... Circumference: 68 cm at bust, Length: 40 cm, Weight: 0.3 kg 67965 2014-08-29T23:50:58.000Z 2014-08-29T23:50:58.000Z 54.313919 In Storage -2.23218 'Vivienne Westwood / Made in England' nylon Printed nylon T.218-2002 t2182002 O71207 Corset Printed nylon corset with pastoral scene from Boucher painting and trim of pink metallic fabric. Great Britain 'Portrait' collection (spring / summer) 2 corset-westwood-vivienne 2014-08-14T00:00:00.000Z 1990 1990 view
view Westwood, Vivienne T&F Purchased with the assistance of The Art Fund, the Friends of the V&A, the Elsbeth Evans Trust, and the Dorothy Hughes Bequest 1990-12-31 1990-01-01 1990 (made) Corset, f, white silk, Vivienne Westwood, Britain, 'Cut, Slash and Pull' collection, a/w 1990. Circumference: 76 cm at bust, Length: 41.5 cm, Weight: 0.32 kg 68121 2014-08-29T23:51:48.000Z 2014-08-29T23:51:48.000Z 54.313919 In Storage -2.23218 'Vivienne Westwood made in England' [size] '12' silk Silk T.228-2002 t2282002 O71386 Corset White silk corset with applied multi-coloured floral silk. Applied silk decoration has scalloped... Great Britain 'Cut, Slash and Pull' collection (autumn / winter) 2 corset-westwood-vivienne 2014-08-14T00:00:00.000Z 1990 1990 view
view Westwood, Vivienne T&F Purchased with the assistance of The Art Fund, the Friends of the V&A, the Elsbeth Evans Trust, and the Dorothy Hughes Bequest 1992-12-31 1992-01-01 1992 (made) Corset, f, gold denim, Vivienne Westwood, Britain, 'Grand Hotel' collection, a/w 1992. Circumference: 64 cm at bust, Length: 42 cm, Weight: 0.38 kg 69539 2014-08-29T23:58:26.000Z 2014-08-29T23:58:26.000Z 54.313919 In Storage -2.23218 'Made in England [and Westwood logo]' denim Denim T.241-2002 t2412002 O72442 Corset Gold denim corset with red stitching and back zipper closure. Great Britain 'Grand Hotel' collection (autumn / winter) 2 corset-westwood-vivienne 2014-08-12T00:00:00.000Z 1992 1992 view
view Westwood, Vivienne T&F Purchased with the assistance of The Art Fund, the Friends of the V&A, the Elsbeth Evans Trust, and the Dorothy Hughes Bequest 1987-12-31 1987-01-01 1987 (made) Corset, f, multi-coloured silk, Vivienne Westwood, Britain, 'Britain Must Go Pagan' collection,... Length: 40 cm, Circumference: 76 cm at bust, Weight: 0.24 kg 70870 2014-08-30T00:05:18.000Z 2014-08-30T00:05:18.000Z 54.313919 In Storage -2.23218 'Vivienne Westwood', [size] '12', '100% pure silk' silk Silk T.202-2002 t2022002 O73828 Corset Multi-coloured silk corset with floral pattern on white background. Great Britain 'Britain Must Go Pagan' collection (autumn / winter) 2 britain-must-go-pagan-corset-westwood-vivienne 2014-08-14T00:00:00.000Z Britain Must Go Pagan 1987 1987 view
view 2006av6132 jpg s Unknown T&F Given by Mrs Elizabeth Norton 1839-12-31 1830-01-01 ca. 1835 (made) Fashion, room 40 71813 2014-08-30T00:09:46.000Z 2014-08-30T00:09:46.000Z 54.313919 Fashion, room 40, case CA3, shelf FIG1 -2.23218 Cotton, reinforced with whalebone and cording, hand-sewn T.3-1929 t31929 O74459 Corset 1 United Kingdom 2006AV6132 This ensemble illustrates the items of underwear that women wore in the 1830s. The shift had been... 3 VA corset-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z 1839 1830 view