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Carrier bag - Junior Gaultier

Junior Gaultier

  • Object:

    Carrier bag

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1991 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Gaultier, Jean-Paul, born 1952 (designed for)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour offset lithograph on paper and card with woven fabric handles

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Valerie Mendes

  • Museum number:

    E.2130-1991

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case MB1D, shelf GG, box 151A

This bag was designed for the Junior Gaultier fashion range. The French fashion designer Jean Paul Gaultier introduced the 'Junior' range to attract a younger market.

Physical description

Carrier bag for the Junior Gaultier shop in South Kensington, London. Nude male and female photographic reproductions on either side.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1991 (made)

Artist/maker

Gaultier, Jean-Paul, born 1952 (designed for)

Materials and Techniques

Colour offset lithograph on paper and card with woven fabric handles

Dimensions

Height: 64 cm, Width: 17 cm, Depth: 17 cm

Descriptive line

Junior Gaultier. British, 1991.

Labels and date

20th Century Gallery label

9.Carrier Bag:Junior Gaultier
Made for the Junior Gaultier shop, South Kensington,
London, Great Britain, 1991
Colour offset lithograph
E.2130-1991

Jean-Paul Gaultier is a leading French 'progressive' fashion designer. Junior Gaultier is a cheaper line aimed at the younger market. This bag is a witty eye-catching fashion gimmick. []

Materials

Card; Paper; Cord

Techniques

Colour offset lithography

Categories

Prints; Advertising; Fashion; Ephemera

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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