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    Default Museum Exhibit: Victory Tour Shirt (High Resolution Pic)

    Shirt worn by Michael Jackson during Victory tour



    Attributed to
    Whitten, Bill, American, 1944 - 2006

    Worn by
    Michael Jackson, American, 1958 - 2009

    Signed by
    Michael Jackson, American, 1958 - 2009

    Medium
    synthetic fiber and sequin, silk (textile), metal, trimming (material)

    Dimensions
    H x W (Laid flat): 30 1/2 × 19 in. (77.5 × 48.3 cm)
    Shoulder width: 16 1/8 in. (41 cm)

    Type
    costume

    Classification
    Clothing-Costume

    Exhibition
    Musical Crossroads

    On View
    NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053

    Date
    1984

    Description
    A custom made tour costume top worn by Michael Jackson. The shirt is sleeveles and constructed in two panels. The back is blue spandex with a hanging curved flap which has a strip of velcro sewn horizontally about 7 inches from the bottom. The front panel is blue silk, the chest of which is covered entirely in cylindrical blue, red, white and black beads in an abstract, flowing shape. The bottom of the front panel has a curved flap, with two strips of velcro affixed horizontally about 9 inches from the bottom. On the outer portion of the PL of this flap is a handwritten message and signature in black ink. The two panels are sewn together down the proper left side and on the pright right are attached via a small toothed zipper on top of the shoulder, which does not detach completely, and a larger toothed zipper along the torso, at the top of which is a small metal hook and eye fastner. On the interior there is a fine sheer fabric panel sewn to the front silk panel only over the chest area. Sewn to the interior front of the collar is a white rectangular tag printed with [MICHAEL JACKSON] in black.

    Source: https://nmaahc.si.edu/object/nmaahc_...re/collection/
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    Default Re: Museum Exhibit: Victory Tour Shirt (High Resolution Pic)

    I love how his clothes are so full of details!

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    Default Re: Museum Exhibit: Victory Tour Shirt (High Resolution Pic)

    Great photo, I always really liked this shirt.

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