Sartorial Anarchy

sartorial anarchy, 2010

Sartorial Anarchy #5, 2013
Pigment on Satin Paper
54 x 36.11 in / 137.2 x 91.72 cm
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HAT: Miniature fedora, 1920s
WIG: Macaroni wig, England 1850s
CANE: Zulu (South Africa) fighting stick, 1950s
JACKET: Norfolk jacket 1859/1860 to present
BROOCH: Miniature blue/silver vintage brooch of Philadelphia policeman, circa 1940s
SHIRT: French-cuff, two-tone white & blue collar shirt, 2009
SPATS: Canvas boot spats, WWI, 1900s
SHOES: Dress shoes, 1970s
TROUSERS: Yoruba, Nigeria, 1940s
CHAIR: Antique chair, origin unknown
FLOWER: Gladiolus
TABLE: Vintage side-table, origin unknown
CARPET: Antique Blue Gabbeh rug, circa 1900s/1930s, Persian/Iran

Sartorial Anarchy #6, 2013
Pigment on Satin Paper
54 x 36.11 in / 137.2 x 91.72 cm
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HAT: Boater (contemporary/classic) with rose flower, 2005
FAN: Oversized Chinese fan, (contemporary/classic), 2007
SUIT: Seersucker suit, (contemporary/classic), 20th century
NECKWEAR: Black continental bow-tie, circa1950s, circa1950s
SHIRT: Contemporary shirt, 2012
FABRIC: Early 20th century Ashanti/Ghana fabric, worn in the manner of the Ashanti Royal court
SHOES: Contemporary shoes, 2012
CANE: Leaf pattern English antique silver-finished walking stick, c.19th century
CARPET: Antique Tabriz rug, early 20th century, Persia/Iran

Sartorial Anarchy #15, 2013
Pigment on Satin Paper
54 x 36.11 in / 137.2 x 91.72 cm
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TURBAN: Blue taffeta turban in the
classic Arab-Egyptian style
TIE: Vintage tie, circa 1970s
SHIRT: Classic French cuff shirt and blue-gold cufflinks, 1999
OUTERWEAR: 19th century Chinese men’s floral gown
TROUSERS: Golf trousers, England, 1970s
SOCKS: United States, 2009
SHOES: Classic/contemporary Arabian shoes, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2012
TABLE: Antique table, origin unknown, circa 1900s
TABLE ITEMS: Classic/contemporary blue Hookah, Dubai/United Arab Emirates, 2012
Alpaca hounds-tooth shawl, United States, 2010
Antique long-necked emerald vase, date and origin unknown Bohemian ruby red and gold enamel vase
Vintage blue Wyeth eye wash-cup, United States, circa 1917
CARPET: Transitional oriental rug, vintage, circa 1950s

Sartorial Anarchy #8, 2013
Pigment on Satin Paper
48.13 x 40.05 in /122.2 x 101.7 cm
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HAT: Customized Turkish classic Fez with royal-blue tassel, 2009
HAIR: Canary-yellow dyed hair, 2012
SHIRT: Contemporary shirt, 2011, Italy
TIE: Black bowtie (untied) circa 1950s, France
GOWN: Nigerian men’s gown with embroidered motifs, 1930s
TROUSER: Scottish tartan trousers, classic, 1950s
SHOES: Classic velvet slippers with embroidered skull insignia
2001, England, United Kingdom
BICYCLE: Vintage Schwinn bicycle circa 1954, United States
SCARF: Men’s silk scarf with fringe, United States, 1940s
CUFFLINKS: Tourmaline Cabochon cufflinks in 9ct yellow gold, 2007 England, United Kingdom
CHAIR: Antique chair, origin and date unknown
CARPET: Antique Shiraz rug, Persia/Iran, 1900s

Sartorial Anarchy #12, 2013
Pigment on Satin Paper
54 x 36.11 in / 137.2 x 91.72 cm
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HAIR: Stylized Ram horn inspired hairstyle
GLASSES: Contemporary/classic glasses, 2010
NECKWEAR: Men’s Jabot white cotton organdy, 18th century and a Victorian red stickpin cravat
SUIT: Harlequin suit, 19th century (reproduction)
JACKET: Tuxedo jacket, 1970s and an enameled-flowers-pin-brooch, 1960s
BELT: Contemporary/classic, 2000s
SOCKS: Argyle contemporary/classic socks, 2000
CHAIRS: Antique/vintage, origin unknown
MEDAL: 1898 Philadelphia Peace Jubilee medal
CARPET: Antique Aubusson French rug, late 1800s

Sartorial Anarchy #15, 2013
Pigment on Satin Paper
54 x 36.11 in / 137.2 x 91.72 cm
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TURBAN: Blue taffeta turban in the
classic Arab-Egyptian style
TIE: Vintage tie, circa 1970s
SHIRT: Classic French cuff shirt and blue-gold cufflinks, 1999
OUTERWEAR: 19th century Chinese men’s floral gown
TROUSERS: Golf trousers, England, 1970s
SOCKS: United States, 2009
SHOES: Classic/contemporary Arabian shoes, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2012
TABLE: Antique table, origin unknown, circa 1900s
TABLE ITEMS: Classic/contemporary blue Hookah, Dubai/United Arab Emirates, 2012
Alpaca hounds-tooth shawl, United States, 2010
Antique long-necked emerald vase, date and origin unknown Bohemian ruby red and gold enamel vase
Vintage blue Wyeth eye wash-cup, United States, circa 1917
CARPET: Transitional oriental rug, vintage, circa 1950s

Sartorial Anarchy #17, 2013
Pigment on Satin Paper
46 x 36 in / 116.8 x 91.44 cm
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HAT: Fez/Turkey
SHIRT: British dress-shirt,
1900s to present
BOWTIE: 1970s, United States
JACKET: Tuxedo jacket,
United States, 1970s
SKIRT: Fabric, Mali; Worn in the
West African, Indian/Asian men’s traditional
style; 18th century to present
SOCKS: Italian men’s soccer socks
SHOES: United States, 1990s
FIGURINE: Celadon Chinese Export
Lion Dog, 19th century
CARPET: Persian Sirjand rug, circa 1930s
GAME: Poker Set, United States

Sartorial Anarchy #19, 2013
Pigment on Satin Paper
45.7 x 36.5 in / 116.1 x 92.71 cm
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HEAD PIECE: Red-feather wig, 1980s
COLLAR: European men’s ruff-collar, 16th century
MASK: 1920s to present
TOP: Hand woven three-quarter men’s caftan with embroidery, Nigeria, 1940s
TROUSERS: United States, 1970 to present
SHOES: Anglo-American riding boots, 1900s-present
CHAIRS: Antiques: Origins unknown
ANIMAL: Maryland/Chesapeake Blue Crab; painted tin 20th/21st century
CARPET: Persian Gabbeh Oriental Rug

Sartorial Anarchy #20, 2013
Pigment on Satin Paper
45.7 x 36.5 in / 116.1 x 92.71 cm
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HEAD GEAR: Vintage/1930s Rawlings PL50 Boxing Wrestling Hockey Helmet Head Gear
and Doctor Surgical style scrub cap, 2013
DRESS/GOWN: Traditional Chinese men’s dress 18th century to present
(as worn in the movie North, 1994)
FIGURINE: French Ormolu Boudoir Candelabra Lamp mounted with
Geisha Figurine and Porcelain flowers, 1920s
OPERA GLASSES: 19th century, French Abalone Shell Opera Glasses by Colmont with Lorgnette handle
SEMANIERS: Louis XVI style Marquetry stacked Commodes or Semaniers, 18th century
SHOE-HORN: Vintage Etonic shoe horn, Mass., United States
CUFFLINKS: Vintage Art Deco cufflinks, red Bakelite silver chrome modernism, 1920s
SHOES: Belgian velvet loafers/slippers
BED: 21st century
BED-SPREAD: Patch-doll quilt with antique fabric, United States
CARPET: Antique/traditional Persian
BOOK: FEET-ISHISM, Hans-Jüfgen Döpp, Parkstone Press Ltd, New York, United States, 2001

Sartorial Anarchy #21, 2013
Pigment on Satin Paper
45.7 x 36.5 in / 116.1 x 92.71 cm
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HAT: Bowler hat hugged by Octopus
SHIRT: Contemporary/classic white shirt, 2012, United States
BOUTONNIERE: Contemporary/classic boutonniere, 2007, United States
TIE: Wool collegiate/rep tie, 2002, United States
JACKET: 1930s/1940s School/Boater Blazer in red, yellow pinstripe, U.K.
TROUSERS: Embroidered indigo/blue Yoruba, Nigeria trousers with draw strings, 1940s
LEGGINGS: Pair of officers WWII, 1940s Leather Army Field Leggings Spats + straps
SHOES: Pair of contemporary shoes, 2012 worn with flower pom-poms in the
17th/18th century European manner
CHAIR: Vintage, origin unknown
COMMODE: 19th century Louis XV bronze mounted Kingwood Commode
and painted wooden duck

Sartorial Anarchy #22, 2013
Pigment on Satin Paper
45.7 x 36.5 in / 116.1 x 92.71 cm
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HAT: Uzbekistan traditional military armor hat, circa 19th century, date unknown
MASK: Fencing mask, France, 1940s
COLLAR: 16th century Western European ruff collar reproduction, rendered in burlap fabric
COAT: Morning tailcoat and matching waistcoat with piping
TROUSERS: Nigerian/Yoruba trousers, 1950s
SHOES: American platform shoes, 1970s
WEAPON: Period Brass Crossbar, 42 inch steel blade Epee Fencing sword, date unknown
RECORD PLAYER: Early phonograph,

Sartorial Anarchy #23, 2013
Pigment on Satin Paper
45.7 x 36.5 in / 116.1 x 92.71 cm
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MASK: Fencing mask, France, 1940s
COLLAR: 16th century Western European ruff-collar reproduction, in white lace/cotton
CUFF: Lace-cuff, Britain, 18th century, a vintage reproduction
GOWN: Nigerian massive mens gown with embroidery, 1940s
ANIMAL: Bird, Woodpecker
TROUSERS: American golf trousers, classic/contemporary, 1998
SHOES: American, classic/contemporary, 2010
VASE: Large Pumpkin shaped Royal Bonn vase, 1880-1920
ANIMAL: Antique Murano glass fighting rooster, circa, 19th century
FURNITURE: Antique/Vintage chair, date/place unknown
CARPET: Persian Gabbeh Oriental Rug

Sartorial Anarchy #24, 2013
Pigment on Satin Paper
45.7 x 36.5 in / 116.1 x 92.71 cm
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COLLAR/CUFF: European men’s ruff-collar, 16th century
HAIR: Partial to the Indian sub-continent style
SASH: New Masonic Scottish Rite 32 Degree Master of the Royal Secret Regalia Sash
DRESS: Indian sub-continent formal men’s gown with embroidery
ARM BAND: Soviet Military Band Commander, circa 1920s-1990
TROUSERS: Marching band trousers, United States, circa 1950s
SHOES: 17th century men’s shoes, French, reproduction
STOOL: Vintage English Leather Lion Footstool, circa 1950-70s
CARPET: Transitional-Tibetan Rug, date unknown
BRUSH: Painter’s brush
STILL-LIFE: Books, ceramic flower-pot and a stem of carnation flower sat on top of distressed vintage smallish Commode

Sartorial Anarchy #25, 2013
Pigment on Satin Paper
45.7 x 36.5 in / 116.1 x 92.71 cm
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HAIR: Red, magenta, auburn brown streaks, 1900s-1920s
SHIRT/TIE: Shirt and tie pair, British, 1990s
JACKET: Mid-century, Japanese, belted bullion smoking jacket, 1920s-1950s
TROUSERS: Vintage Baseball Pants 1930s
HOSEIRY: Men’s long hosiery socks with palm /flower motif embroidery, 2008
SHOES: Vintage, 1970s
BOUTONNIERE: Silk-velvet boutonniere, 2007, United States

Sartorial Anarchy #26, 2013
Pigment on Satin Paper
45.7 x 36.5 in / 116.1 x 92.71 cm
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COAT: Gray Loden wool men’s jacket, Austria, Winter Hunting riding sport jacket, 1842 to present
BOOTS: Vintage red brown leather tall custom lace-up riding Rocketeer style boots, 1950s-70s
TROUSERS: Men’s Riding Jodhpurs/Men’s Horse Riding Breeches, Anglo-Indian, circa 1920s-30s
SHIRT/TIE: Shirt and tie pair, British, 1990s
HAIR PIECE: Ibo Nigerian head/hair piece, circa 1800/1900s
NET: Butterfly net, United States, 2013
PIN: Vintage Millinery fruit cherries, 2012, United States

Sartorial Anarchy #27, 2013
Pigment on Satin Paper
45.7 x 36.5 in / 116.1 x 92.71 cm
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COAT: Revolutionary war/Pirate Buccaneer Swashbuckler circa 1500s; 1700’s nobleman tunic
HAT: Fulani, Nigeria and West/North Africa
HAT ACCESSORY: Customized Anglo-British massive safety-pin
NECK WEAR: Bowtie, 1970s, America
BELT: Army Officer leather belt with shoulder strap, Soviet Union, WWII, 1940s
TROUSERS: American Levi Jeans, 2000’s
SOCKS: Italian football/soccer socks, 2010
SHOES: Spectator shoes, American, 1920s
CANES: Walking canes, 190s to 1960s
STAFF: Yoruba/Nigeria, 1930s-1950s
ASHTRAY: Vintage American Buffalo/Bison hoof copper ashtray taxidermy, 1950s
UMBRELLA HOLDER: Ceramic umbrella holder, circa 1895-1930s, Britain
CARPET: Antique Tabriz carpet, circa 1800s, East Azerbaijan province, West of Iran
FURNITURE: Rosewood Regency Tea Caddy with brass overlay in sarcophagus form with velvet-lined locking lid, 19th century, England/Britain

Sartorial Anarchy #28, 2013
Pigment on Satin Paper
45.7 x 36.5 in / 116.1 x 92.71 cm
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TURBAN: Sikh turban, India, 15th century (1400s to present)
SHIRT: Contemporary/classic, 2013
ARMOR: Reproduction, single leather basic rounded Spaulder armor, 13th-15th century
SWEATER: 1940s Stadium Shaker Wool School Letterman Varsity sweater, 1940s
TIE: Madras plaid necktie, 1960s
KILT: Fustanella, Greece, 1868 to present/2013 (Worn by the Greek Palace Guard, Fustanella kilt is made from 30 metres/98 feet of white material, with 400 pleats, representing the 400 years of Turkish occupation)
BIRD/PERCH: Bird, Woodpecker; Bird Perch Gym Stand, 2013
DECANTER: Rockwell Silver Deposit Black Glass Decanter, Woodland scene, early 20th century/1900s, United States
MEDAL: Steam-punk military medal, date, unknown; United States
GARTERS: Sock garters, 1940s, Britain/United Kingdom
SOCKS: 2012, United States
SHOES: 1960s, United States
CHARGER: Edo period, Japanese Imari Charger with Cranes, 1603-1868
CARPET: Antique Bidjar Kurdish-Persian carpet, date unknown

 

Sartorial Anarchy #29, 2013
Pigment on Satin Paper
45.7 x 36.5 in / 116.1 x 92.71 cm
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HEAD-PIECE: Native American Indian Chief Headdress/Leather Bonnet, reproduction, 2012
JACKET: United States’ Marine jacket with 2007 series East Chinese Sea PLA Navy Fleet Patch
SASH: Royal Sash, Britain, reproduction 2012
WRISTBAND/CUFF: Spiky Leather Gothic/Punk men’s wristband/cuff, 1970s to present
CUMMERBAND: Indian Army cummerbund, date unknown
BREECHES: Paned slops/breeches, Renaissance/16th century, reproduction
CANE: 19th/20th century walking cane
SOCKS: English football/soccer socks, 1970s
SHOES: British made, 1990s
EWER: Pink ground gilt and enamel Decorated Royal Crown Ewer, England, 1877-90
MUSIC INSTRUMENT: Bass Cornnamuse, Rennaissance/16th century; reproduction, Gunter Korber, Berlin, stamped Gunter Korber, 1990s (exact origin unknown)
STRING INSTRUMENT: Pandurina, attributed to Marinus de Magistro, circa 1620
MEDALS: Uganda Police’s Africa Police Meritorious Service Medal Group, 1935 (Awarded to 1st Class Sergeant Asmani Temteo, Uganda Police)
CARPET: Contemporary American rug, circa 1990/2000s

Sartorial Anarchy #30, 2013
Pigment on Satin Paper
45.7 x 36.5 in / 116.1 x 92.71 cm
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HEAD-PIECE: Turkish, Ottoman era to present; reproduction, 2011
2nd HEAD PIECE: A skullcap, 1501, worn underneath Turkish hat; a reproduction after the Portrait of Doge Leonardo Loredan by Giovanni Bellini
SHIRT: France, 2011
BOUTONNIERE: American made, circa 1990s/2000
NECKWEAR; 17th/18th century men’s neckwear, France
CAGE: Vintage copper metal small dome bird cage with artificial flowers, 1960s
JACKET: American, 1936; worn in College Holiday starring George Burns, Grace Allen and Bing Crosby
ARM-BAND: Soviet Military band for Commander, 1940s-1990s
SHOES: 17th century men’s shoes, French, reproduction
SOCKS: France 2007
FURNITURE: Rosewood Regency Tea Caddy with brass overlay in sarcophagus form with velvet-lined locking lid, 19th century, England/Britain
BOTTLE: 19th century Japanese Satsuma earthenware stoppered bottle with carnation flower
SERVERED HAND: A prop, done in plaster, United States, 2013
CHAIR: Vintage/Antique, origin/date unknown
CARPET: Transitional Tibetan Rug, date unknown

Sartorial Anarchy #31, 2013
Pigment on Satin Paper
45.7 x 36.5 in / 116.1 x 92.71 cm
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HAIR STYLE: Pharaoh Ramses II hairstyle, 1279-1213 BC
STOOL: Vintage Bar-stool, United States, circa 1960s/70s
STATUE: Ancient Egypt, the Head of a Statue of Amenhotep III (1388-1348 BC) Re-Carved for Ramses II
BOWTIE: Made from vintage seersucker, American, 2013
LAPEL PIN: Vintage green lacquered millinery fruit bunch, made in Japan, circa 1960s-1980s
SHIRT: French, 2011
JACKET: Velvet jacket, England, 1970s
TROUSERS: Yoruba, Nigeria, 1940s-1970s
SOCKS: France, 2004
SHOES: Vintage men’s black and white Saddle shoe, Golf shoes, circa 1950s/1990s, United States
MUSIC INSTRUMENT: Bass Cornnamuse, Rennaissance/16th century; reproduction, Gunter Korber, Berlin, stamped Gunter Korber, 1990s
VASE: Royal Crown Derby Enameled vase, 1891-1921, England
FURNITURE: 19th century Louis XV Bronze Mounted Kindwood Commode, France

Sartorial Anarchy #32, 2013
Pigment on Satin Paper
45.7 x 36.5 in / 116.1 x 92.71 cm
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FACE MASK: Striped knit Jamaican Rastafarian hat worn backwards, over face and head; Jamaica, 1970s-present
JACKET: Marching band uniform, 1970s, United States
TROUSERS: Sailing flags, Men’s trousers, embroidered sail-flags, United States, 1950-60s
NECKWEAR: 16th century Western European ruff collar reproduction, reproduced with West African fabric, 2013
HAT: Top Hat, circa 1980s/1990s, United States
CANE: Vintage cane, 1980s, United States
TABLE: Low-table, Chinese, date unknown
VASE: Miniature black vase, American, 2010
DECANTER: Japanese sterling silver overlay captain/ship’s decanter, early 20th century
PLANTER: Satsuma earthenware planter, Japan, Meiji Period (1868-1912)
CARPET: Persian Gabbeh Oriental Rug, Vintage/Antique, date unknown

Sartorial Anarchy #33, 2013
Pigment on Satin Paper
45.7 x 36.5 in / 116.1 x 92.71 cm
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HAIR STYLE: Personalized variation on the Afro hair-style, United States, 2013
CAPE: Catholic Church cape, date unknown
SHIRT: United States, 2012
NECKWEAR; 17th/18th century men’s neckwear, France
WAISTCOAT/VEST: British, 1890s
TROUSERS: Madras trousers, 1980s, United Sates
SOCKS: United States, 2004
SHOES: British, 2000
FLUTE: Japanese Shakuhachi flute, date unknown, 2004 reproduction; originally introduced to Japan from China in the 8th Century
HAT: Men’s vintage miniature Fedora, 1947-1964; Post WWII, early 1960s
BOX: Art Nouveau Reed & Barton sterling silver heart-shaped box
TREE: Found miniature tree, New York, 2013, plus two cherries
BIRD: Woodpecker
CARPET: Contemporary carpet, United States, circa 1990s/2000s
FLOOR: Bou Inania Madrasa, Fez, Morocco

Sartorial Anarchy #35, 2013
Pigment on Satin Paper
45.7 x 36.5 in / 116.1 x 92.71 cm
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HAT: Antique Odd Fellows Lodge hat, Penn Grove, N.J./United States, circa 1900s
SWEATER: Green Preppy Athletic Sweater, 1950s, United States
PIN: Gold Tone and Rhinestone pin Cupid with a Bow and Arrow, 1950s-1970s, United States
SHIRT: White Shirt, 2012, France
BOW TIE: Handmade brocade blue with maroon and green designs
TROUSERS: Mens Harem trousers, India, 1890-to-present
SOCKS: Soccer/Football socks, Italy, 2011
SHOES: Foti Spectator Loafers, 1930s/40s, Italy
CHAIR (Target practice): Contemporary American, late 20th century
BIRD: Macaw Parrot, Brazil
FRUIT: Lemon
ARTIFACT: Apache Bow, Quiver and Arrows, Native –American, circa 1880
PRECIOUS STONE: Lapis Lazuli, Afghanistan, time immemorial