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Title Unisex shirt made from sack cloth; produced as part of the Hobo Haute clothing line, no date, ca. 1977.
Object Name Shirt
Catalog Number 2007.009.0002
Collection Hoboken Commerce Collection
Credit Gift of Juan 'Beacon' Melendez.
Description Unisex shirt made from sack cloth; produced as part of the Hobo Haute clothing line by Don Cotter and associates, Hoboken, no date, circa 1977. Ca. 30" long; no labels or size indicated.

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 other sacks. The example here shows sacks printed for different products used front and back.
Date 1977-1978
Year Range from 1977.0
Year Range to 1978.0
People Cotter, Don
Search Terms Hobo Haute
Caption side 1
Imagefile 056\20070090002.JPG
Classification Fashion
Business & Commerce
Manufacturing