Tour Jacket, worn by Willie Nelson

Description (Brief):

Black polyester and cotton jacket with red polyester lining. Size Medium. With white piped trim at shoulders. Knit cuffs, neck and waist. Zipper front. 2 open front pockets and one zipped sleeve pocket. Hot pink and white thread lettering on front left side and back and red and green rose on back. The front of the jacket is embroidered:

Description (Brief)


Description (Brief)

(applied on the back of the jacket):

Description (Brief)

and Family
on the Road Again

Description (Brief)

Inspired by Live Aid, the international benefit concert for Ethiopian famine victims, Willie Nelson and other singers established Farm Aid in 1985 to support family farmers in the United States.

Date Made: 1980

User: Nelson, Willie

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: California, Beverly Hills

See more items in: Culture and the Arts: Entertainment, Music & Musical Instruments, Popular Entertainment


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Gift of Willie Nelson

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1983.0551.01Accession Number: 1983.0551Catalog Number: 1983.0551.01

Object Name: jacket

Physical Description: polyester (overall material)cotton (overall material)metal (overall material)Measurements: overall: 28 in x 22 in; 71.12 cm x 55.88 cm


Record Id: nmah_679315

Our collection database is a work in progress. We may update this record based on further research and review. Learn more about our approach to sharing our collection online.

If you would like to know how you can use content on this page, see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use. If you need to request an image for publication or other use, please visit Rights and Reproductions.