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Trousers

Trousers

  • Place of origin:

    United States (made)

  • Date:

    1970-1975 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Levi Strauss & Co. (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Screen-printed cotton with riveted metal button, and top stitched

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Dixon and Dart

  • Museum number:

    T.427-1985

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Hipster flared trousers of heavy quality buff screen-printed cotton. The printed decoration is based on the stars and stripes flag of the United States of America. Cut low on the hips, fits tightly to the knees and then flares out to the bottoms. There is a front zip fastener (ECLAIR) and a button at the centre front waistband. Four patch pockets, two at the front and two at the back. There is a yoked back. All the seams are top stitched except the outside leg seams. There are five belt loops. The button on the waistband is of metal and riveted to the waistband. Impressed with the trade name 'LEVI STRAUSS & CO. SEGAL'.

Place of Origin

United States (made)

Date

1970-1975 (made)

Artist/maker

Levi Strauss & Co. (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Screen-printed cotton with riveted metal button, and top stitched

Marks and inscriptions

'LEVI STRAUSS & CO. SEGAL'
Impressed on the button

Dimensions

Circumference: 29 in waist, Circumference: 74 cm waist, Length: 31.5 in inside leg, Length: 80 cm inside leg, Circumference: 13 in bottoms, Circumference: 33 cm bottoms, Weight: 1.54 kg

Object history note

Registered File number 1985/2003.

Descriptive line

Hipster flared trousers of screen-printed cotton, made by Levi Strauss & Co., United States, 1970-1975

Materials

Cotton (textile); Metal

Techniques

Screen printing; Riveted; Sewing

Subjects depicted

Stripes; Stars

Categories

Men's clothes; Fashion

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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