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APPLIED ART : COSTUME

Object Name

Tee shirt

Maker

McLaren/Westwood (Primary maker)
McLaren/Westwood (Maker)

Date Made

1980 (c.)
1980 (c.)

Place Made

England
England

Description

Cotton jersey modified tee shirt. Front and back yoke and neckband and printed with tiny red pairs of spots on white. The neckband is of self fabric, cut on bias so it appears niched max 3.8 cm deep. The right seam extends from point of shoulder straight to hem without armhole shaping. Beyond the shoulder line the fabric used for the back and sleeves - pale blue, white and dark red diamond, lozenge and stripe print - extends to the front, seamed at dropped shoulder line and cut in one with back below arm. A long seamed gusset of mid blue herringbone skirting below both arms circa 36.1 cm long. The left shoulder is very low - shoulder seam circa 27 cm from neck edge. The arms are very long circa 97.1 cm from neck edge. The front is shorter than back at left seam, short than back at right seam. Label dark turquoise print on white cotton back to front 5.3 x 6.1 cm 'WORLDS/END/McLAREN/WESTWOOD/BORN IN ENGLAND' with central hand with scimitar.

Materials

cotton jersey

Catalogue Number

BELUM.T4168

Copyright

National Museums NI
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