Object Timeline

  • We acquired this object.

1980

  • Work on this object began.

1987

  • Work on this object ended.

2021

2022

Blazer

This is a Blazer. It was designed by Willi Smith and made for WilliWear. It is dated ca. 1985. Its medium is cotton. It is a part of the department.

“Willi Smith is the perfect example of a designer with irrepressible intuition. This jacket illustrates how he sees a layering of pattern inspired by West African print and dye techniques as an opportunity to create new possibilities of form and expression.” Duro Olowu

Its dimensions are

H x W: 80.6 × 71.1 cm (31 3/4 in. × 28 in.)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Duro Olowu Selects.

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