30 October 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,188
GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
WORLD'S END (F.1981)
A 'NOSTALGIA OF MUD' (BUFFALO) COLLECTION TOGA DRESS WITH 'MATISSE' PRINT
Worlds End, Autumn/Winter 1982-3, of green cotton printed in chocolate, with designer's label
See also page 8.
Please note that the bra illustrated with this lot is not sold with the toga but is a separate lot, 163.
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The 'Nostalgia of Mud' collection was the first of Westwood and McLarens collections to be shown in Paris. The print on this example derives from Henri Matisse's Femmes et Singes series of lithographs, 1905-1907.
VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 15% on the buyer's premium
This lot does not include the bra top illustrated.
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