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  • Work on this object began.

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  • We acquired this object.

2022

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Uniform, Pont Neuf Wrapped

This is a Uniform. It was designed by Willi Smith and made for WilliWear Productions. It is dated 1985 and we acquired it in 2021. Its medium is cotton. It is a part of the department.


Workwear and uniform dress inspired Smith throughout his career, appearing in his early collections for Digits Sportswear, his costumes for performances, and Smith's sketchbook references of industrial aprons and ranch wear from the American West.

This object was donated by Mark Bozek. It is credited Gift of Mark Bozek.

Its dimensions are

H x W (Ensemble): 160 × 66 cm (5 ft. 3 in. × 26 in.) W (Shoulder width): 61 cm (24 in.)

Cite this object as

Uniform, Pont Neuf Wrapped; Designed by Willi Smith; Made for WilliWear Productions; cotton; H x W (Ensemble): 160 × 66 cm (5 ft. 3 in. × 26 in.) W (Shoulder width): 61 cm (24 in.); Gift of Mark Bozek; 2021-28-5-a,b

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Willi Smith: Street Couture.

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