Rare Vivienne Westwood Boucher Corset From The Portrait Collection c.1990

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Very rare and highly collectible Vivienne Westwood corset of synthetic blend with a depiction of François Boucher's painting of Daphnis and Chloe printed on front panel. Shoulder straps feature classical motifs printed in gold and mauve and corset sides are of gold lycra fabric.

This Boucher corset from Vivienne Westwood's Portrait Collection of 1990 used the imagery of the 18th century to create a new version of the maitresse en titre of the French court. Westwood saw Boucher moved from the decoration of boudoir walls to corsetry.

Size Small (UK 8, EU 36)

Details

  • Period
    1990-1999
  • Condition
    Good
  • Marked Size
    8 (UK)
  • Dealer Location
    London, United Kingdom
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU1402690792
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