Bag, c.1971, USA, Gift of Tony Santore, In Memory of Jack Fenstermacher. Collection of The Museum at FIT #TurnofStyle / Accessories of the free-spirited hippie era show a multitude of influences. As gender stereotypes broke down, men adopted “far out” styles such as this fringed, beaded bag.
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Vintage 1970's amazing kaftan coat made of beautiful hand woven Atlas ikat silk fabric in a rainbow of shades of green, dark red, yellow, black, blue, and silver Padded coat is lined with vivid rose print cotton and trimmed with machine embroidered red cotton. No fasteners, these coats are worn open or belted with a woven sash in colder weather. All handmade by Uzbek artisans. Beautiful!