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Man's ensemble

American
late 1960s
East West Musical Instruments Company ((American, active 1967-1979))


Object Place: San Francisco, California, United States

Dimensions

Center back (jacket): 75 cm (29 1/2 in.) Length (pants): 104.9 cm (41 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4976.1-2

Medium or Technique

Suede; applique, cotton twill weave, metal

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Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Collarless buff suede jacket with decorative floral applique in purple, green, and dark blue down center front, with flared striped cuffs in green, blue and purple. Metal buttons.

Tan “bell-bottom” pants with green, purple, and blue striping below the knee. Two front pockets, lined in white cotton. Center front zipper and snap fly. Two patch pockets on reverse. Unlined with interior leather label along front waistband

Signed

"East West Musical Instruments/415-431-7115/San Francisco/Leather Garments."

Provenance

2009, private dealer; 2009, sold by dealer to Travis Shive, New York; 2009, sold by Shive to MFA. (Accession Date: November 18, 2009)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated anonymously and by Stephen Borkowski in honor of David Lazaro