Object StatementPerformance costume, rock music, jacket and trousers, cloth, used by Col Joye, Andy Ellis Exclusive Mens Wear, Australia, 1958-1961
Physical DescriptionPerformance costume, rock music, jacket and trousers, cloth, used by Col Joye, Andy Ellis Exclusive Mens Wear, Australia, 1958-1961
Tailor-made men's suit consisting of jacket and trousers, green shiny, synthetic fabric.
-1 Mens long sleeved jacket made of green shiny, synthetic fabric. Shawl collar extending down to single button fastening. Jacket has an external left breast pocket, fake external pockets on lower left and right sides, internal left and right breast pockets and an internal lower left pocket. Cuffs have stitching and imprints in the fabric indicating that there are 2 buttons missing from each cuff, the buttons did not serve as fasteners. Jacket has a lower centre back vent and is lined internally with a red and green patterned fabric. Cream coloured fabric makers labels embroidered in red and black cotton sewn at the inside right breast of jacket. Label has an illustration of a man in a suit with 'Andy Ellis' across illustration, other text says 'Exclusive Men's Wear/ 20 PITT ST SYDNEY/ CHURCH ST WOLLONGONG/ 705 HUNTER ST NEWCASTLE'. Fabric has numerous pulls and stains.
-2 Pair of mens trousers made of green shiny, synthetic fabric, trousers match 98/132/1-1 (jacket). Form fitting trousers with no side pockets and 7 belt loops at waist. Trousers fasten at centre front with one button on inside, one metal hook and eye and a metal zipper. Unlined except for inside of waistband which is lined with a cream coloured fabric. Handwritten text in black ink inside waistband 'Col Joy' (sic). Fitted legs with vents at hem on outside of leg. Fabric is stained and marked.
Marks-1Embroidered makers label sewn at inside right breast of jacket, label has anillustration of a man with text 'Andy Ellis' across illustration, other text 'Exclusive Men's Wear/20 PITT ST SYDNEY/CHURCH ST WOLLONGONG/705 HUNTER STREET NEWCASTLE'
-2Handwritten in black ink inside waistband 'Col Joy' (sic)