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Madonna
Jean Paul Gaultier
A couture corset in green silk with conical cups and beaded fringe, embroidered with candy stripes of opalescent sequins and peppermint bugle beads, with clustered sequins and beads at cups and hip line, fastening with a zip, labelled inside Jean Paul Gaultier, Paris, worn by Madonna during the Blond Ambition tour, 1990, including during her performances of Hanky Panky and Now I'm Following You, Olympic Stadium, Barcelona, 1 August, 1990
Literature
Voller, Debbi Madonna, The Style Book, London, Omnibus Press, 1992, p.55 (illus.)
Clerk, Carol Madonna Style, London, Omnibus Press, 2002, p.87 (illus.)
Post Lot Text
Neal Preston/CORBIS, 1990

Lot Essay

After performing Sooner or Later in Barcelona, Madonna saucily removed a long black gown to reveal the shimmering corset beneath, which she wore throughout the next two songs before climbing the stairs to a raised platform and disappearing from view by stage lift at the close of Now I'm Following You.
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