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1973

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1981

  • We acquired this object.

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Poster, "We put a little bit of blue jean in everything we make" for Levi Strauss, ca. 1975–80

This is a Poster. It was made for (as the client) Levi Strauss. It is dated ca. 1975–80 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is offset lithograph on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Various Donors.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 72.4 x 56.2 cm (28 1/2 x 22 1/8 in.)

It is signed

Signed in black ink, lower right: Wolfe

It is inscribed

Printed in white ink, right lower edge: The slogan “We put a little blue jean in everything we make” / is a trademark of Levi Strauss & Co., San Francisco, Calif. Pocket tabs with R or LEVI’S both represent genuine / LEVI’S garments. . Levi Strauss & Co.

Cite this object as

Poster, "We put a little bit of blue jean in everything we make" for Levi Strauss, ca. 1975–80; Client: Levi Strauss (United States); USA; offset lithograph on paper; H x W: 72.4 x 56.2 cm (28 1/2 x 22 1/8 in.); Gift of Various Donors; 1981-29-254

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