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Designed by:
Willi Donnell Smith, American, 1948 - 1987  Search this
Subject of:
Black Fashion Museum, American, 1979 - 2007  Search this
Medium:
cotton and plastic and thread
Dimensions:
H x W (Width: Sleeve to sleeve): 50 1/2 × 44 1/4 in. (128.3 × 112.4 cm)
Type:
jump suits
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1969-1987
Description:
Mint green, yellow, and grey jumpsuit designed by Willi Smith for WilliWear Limited.
The jumpsuit has a v-neck, elbow length dolman sleeves, and wide pant legs. There is a hemline around the bottoms of the sleeves, along the neckline, and around the bottoms of the pant legs. There are three grey buttons going down the front on the proper left side, starting at the bottom of the v-neck and going to where the pant legs start. The fabric is grey with light mint green and light yellow vertical stripes with the same width.
There is a tag sewn into the back of the collar on the inside. The tag is black on the proper right half and white on the proper left half. The black side reads [WilliWear] in white. The white side reads [WilliSmith / Made in India] in black.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Design  Search this
Fashion design  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Black Fashion Museum founded by Lois K. Alexander-Lane
Object number:
2007.3.157
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd56138e986-7635-45c6-b0dc-a77a2d6763d1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.3.157