1970s Clothing

Batman appliques leather denim jacket 70s ladies XS

$160.00
SKU:
BL190
Current Stock:
0

Size: XS petite
Bust: measures 35” flat to fit approx. 34” maximum
Waist: measures 34” flat
Width at high hip/hem: 35” flat
Length: 21” from shoulder to hem in front
Underarm to hem length: 12”
Back of neck to hem length: 23”
Sleeve length: 20.5” (quite short—petite)
Shoulder to shoulder: 14.5”
Neck: 14” when snapped completely closed
Label: none; handmade here in Chicago, according to original owner

This one-of-a-kind, artisan-made, appliquéd leather and denim 70s shirt jacket features Batman (and Robin), and more! Made here in Chicago for a local shop in the 1970s, the ladies’ blouse or denim jacket is styled like cowboy shirt, with pearly snap closures down the front, on the 2 front pocket flaps, and at each fitted sleeve cuff. You can wear it snapped closed in front for a shirt style, or unsnapped, as a jacket. The shirt is quite small and petite, designed to fit a women’s form, with a defined waist and narrow shoulders. The dark blue denim is very soft, brushed cotton. The mostly grey and blue leather appliqués are complimented with yellow topstitching—Batman colors!—cord trim and prong-set rhinestone studs. A tiny, sewn-on, Robin patch and a few leather star appliqués accent the main Batman design. This unusual 70s vintage denim jacket is unlined, and in good, totally wearable condition. There is some fading to the denim at the outsides of the sleeves. Also, the face section of the Batman leather appliqué is slightly puckered (more visible from the inside rather than the outside of the jacket, just below the back of the collar)—either sewn too tightly or perhaps shrunk a bit since its construction.

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