Gloves (pair), womens, Col Joye fan club souvenir, nylon, Muller Gloves, Australia, 1958-1961

Made by Muller Gloves in New South Wales, Australia, 1958-1961.

This pair of gloves has significance because it was made as a souvenir of Col Joye and owned by him for many years.

The music of Bill Haley and Elvis Presley inspired the other great pioneer of Australian rock ‘n’ roll, Col Joye, just as it had inspired Johnny O’Keefe. Born Colin Frederick Jacobsen, he and his brothers saw Haley’s movie Rock around the clock a dozen times. The reason for the movie marathon was to sketch the shape of the solid-bodied guitars used by Haley’s band the Comets, so t...

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Gloves (pair), womens, Col Joye fan club souvenir, nylon, Muller Gloves, Australia, 1958-1961

Pair of ladies gloves made of white nylon with the name 'Col Joye' and an image of a guitar embroidered in red and white cotton on back of the hand area of each glove.
-1 Left hand glove of pair of ladies gloves made of white nylon. Text 'Col Joye' and an image of a guitar embroidered in red and white cotton on the back of the hand.
-2 Right hand glove of pair of ladies gloves made of white nylon. Text 'Col Joye' and an image of a guitar embroidered in red and white cotton on the back of the hand area. Makers label sewn inside at lower right seam.

Production

Designer unknown

Manufactured by Muller Gloves.
Muller Gloves 1958-1961

History

Made for the Col Joye fan club. Kept by Col Joye for his personal collection.
Lent by Col Joye to the Powerhouse Museum in 1993 for the Real Wild Child exhibition.
Joye, Col

Source

Gift of Col Joye, 1998
20 October, 1998

Cite this Object

Gloves (pair), womens, Col Joye fan club souvenir, nylon, Muller Gloves, Australia, 1958-1961 2014, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 19 November 2017, <https://ma.as/161186>
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