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BLITZ

  • Object:

    Jacket

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1986 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bowery, Leigh (decorator)
    Levi Strauss & Co. (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Denim and hair, brass, plastic

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Carey Labovitch and Simon Tesler

  • Museum number:

    T.525-1997

  • Gallery location:

    On short term loan out for exhibition

Physical description

Denim jacket customised with blond hair grips. It is lined inside with applied silver plastic discs.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

1986 (made)

Artist/maker

Bowery, Leigh (decorator)
Levi Strauss & Co. (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Denim and hair, brass, plastic

Dimensions

Weight: 9.14 kg, Length: 65 cm, Width: 55 cm shoulders approx, Circumference: 1225 mm, Circumference: 1115 mm

Descriptive line

Denim jacket 'BLITZ' by Levi Strauss & Co., and customised by Leigh Bowery, Great Britain, 1986

Materials

Denim; Hair; Brass; Plastic

Techniques

Applique

Categories

Clothing; Fashion; Gender and Sexuality

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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