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Object Name Pants
Alternate Name Jeans
Date ca. 1975-1985
Description Woman's blue denim jeans. Natural waist with narrow waistband and self-fabric belt loops. Straight legs. Zipper and button closure in front, with button stamped "CALVIN / KLEIN." One slit pocket in front. Cloth label sewn on back below waistband: "Calvin Klein." Cloth label sewn inside waistband has care instructions. Designer Calvin Klein launched his own clothing company in 1968, and introduced his line of jeans in the 1970s.
(Keywords: Fashion, Twentieth Century, New York)
Acquisition Gift of Laura Patrick
Ownership and History Belonged to Laura Elliman Patrick (1934-2012) of Staten Island, daughter of Natalie Stirn and Arthur Benbow Elliman. Laura Patrick graduated from Connecticut College with a degree in economics, and worked at Wagner College in the 1970s as secretary to the president. She was an active community volunteer, serving for many years on the Board of Directors of the Staten Island Historical Society. She was a member of the Board of Directors of the Visiting Nurse Association of Staten Island, joining the organization in 1963, and in 2009 they honored her for her many years of service.
Earliest Date 1975
Latest Date 1985
Maker Calvin Klein
Subjects Clothing & dress
Lexicon Sub-category Clothing -- Outerwear
Associated People Patrick, Laura (Elliman)
Catalog Number 94.027.0002
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by The Coby Foundation, 2009.
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