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Not currently on display at the V&A

Jeans

late 1960s (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Flared jeans made up from recycled denim waistbands (so the decoration is made of belt loops). There are 17 bands in each leg.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Patched denim. The designer acquired the denim pieces from a rag dealer in Edmonton. This was his common practise for sourcing material for patched pieces.
Brief Description
Jeans, patched denim waistbands, Andrew Yiannakou, Great Britain, London, late 1960s
Physical Description
Flared jeans made up from recycled denim waistbands (so the decoration is made of belt loops). There are 17 bands in each leg.
Dimensions
  • Weight: 1.46kg
Credit line
Given by Bob Langman
Object history
Registered File number 1994/1815, Streetstyle exhibition 1994-1995, in the exhibition it was called 'Hippy UK 1971'.



Worn and given by Bob Langman.
Bibliographic Reference
Surfers, Soulies, Skinheads & Skaters : Subcultural Style from the Forties to the NinetiesDescribed in the exhibition publication, called 'Hippy UK 1971'.
Collection
Accession Number
T.828-1994

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record createdMarch 10, 2009
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