Suit Jacket, worn by Ella Fitzgerald

Suit Jacket, worn by Ella Fitzgerald

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Made of red fabric, with a zip-front with six decorative buttons. This jacket is from the ensemble worn by jazz vocalist, Ella Fitzgerald, in an American Express Card advertisement, photographed by Annie Liebovitz. There is a maker’s label:

DON LOPER
OF CALIFORNIA

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
suit jacket
advertiser
American Express Company
wearer
Fitzgerald, Ella
designer
Loper, Don
place made
United States: California, Beverly Hills
Physical Description
fabric (overall material)
metal (zipper material)
Measurements
overall: 21 5/8 in x 24 1/4 in x 2 in; 54.9275 cm x 61.595 cm x 5.08 cm
overall, mounted: 39 1/2 in x 20 1/2 in x 9 in; 100.33 cm x 52.07 cm x 22.86 cm
ID Number
1996.0342.006
accession number
1996.0342
catalog number
1996.0342.006
Credit Line
Fitzgerald 1989 Trust (through Richard D. Rosman)
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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