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Jumpsuit, 1984

This is a Jumpsuit. It was designed by Willi Smith and manufactured by WilliWear Ltd. and made for Dianne McIntyre.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Dianne McIntyre as part of Willi Smith: Street Couture.

It is dated 1984. Its medium is cotton. It is a part of the department.

Although the first pilot’s license was issued to a woman in 1911, women were not accepted as commercial pilots until the early 1970s. Bessie Coleman was the first Black American woman and Native American to be issued a pilot’s license, which she received in 1926.

It is credited Courtesy of Dianne McIntyre.

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