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Title Women's jumper made from sack cloth; produced as part of the Hobo Haute clothing line, no date, ca. 1977.
Object Name Jumper
Catalog Number 2007.009.0001
Collection Hoboken Commerce Collection
Credit Gift of Juan 'Beacon' Melendez.
Description Women's jumper made from sack cloth; produced as part of the Hobo Haute clothing line by Don Cotter and associates, Hoboken, no date, circa 1977. Ca. 36" long; no labels or size indicated; two pockets.

The clothing line was founded by Cotter and people associated with The Other Side, a non-profit arts cooperative in Hoboken. It was made by Hoboken seamstresses from used flour and seed sacks. The example here does not have any of the printing that it often found on such sacks.
Date 1977-1978
Year Range from 1977
Year Range to 1978
People Cotter, Don
Search Terms Hobo Haute
Caption front
Imagefile 056\20070090001.JPG
Classification Fashion
Business & Commerce
Manufacturing