LJ struthers : vintage cotton gallery duster
the heritage project 2023
The gallery duster is a lightweight, longline jacket with a simple, unstructured opening and two side inseam pockets. Its subtle cocoon shape is created by box pleats in the deep hem, and cropped, cuffed sleeves keep the silhouette light and dynamic. With its open, buttonless style, the gallery duster is a perfect outer shell to show your beautifully composed layers.
Carefully pieced from antique and vintage indigo cotton panels, this extraordinary jacket is embellished with both historical and contemporary visible mending. The subtly contrasting ages and tonal depth of its original textiles combine to create something greater than the sum of its past...