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White leather pants suit

Significance 

This white leather vest and flares were high-style hippie gear. They were designed and made by Vancouver performance artist Evelyn Roth, and sold in the RARE boutique at 438 Richards Street. RARE was run by an artists’ cooperative of which Roth was a member. It opened in 1966 and closed in 1969.

Date Range 
1966 - 1969
Place of Manufacture 
Designed and made by Evelyn Roth
Dimensions 
Vest: 24 cm long; Flares: 97 cm long
Museum Location 
You Say You Want a Revolution gallery
Catalog Number 
H2003.30.64a-b
Donor 
Ivan Sayers