BLITZ

Jacket
1986 (made)
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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
Not currently on display at the V&A
On short term loan out for exhibition
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

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


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Denim and hair, brass, plastic
Brief Description
Denim jacket 'BLITZ' by Levi Strauss & Co., and customised by Leigh Bowery, Great Britain, 1986
Physical Description
Denim jacket customised with blond hair grips. It is lined inside with applied silver plastic discs.
Dimensions
  • Weight: 9.14kg
  • Length: 65cm
  • Shoulders width: 55cm (approx)
  • Circumference: 1225mm (Note: Chest)
  • Circumference: 1115mm (Note: waist)
Credit line
Given by Carey Labovitch and Simon Tesler
Associations
Collection
Accession Number
T.525-1997

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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