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    Johnnie Taylor Stage Worn Suit with Bow Tie, 1973. Made by Sy Devore who also dressed Nat King Cole, Elvis Presley, The Rat Pack, and many more. Two pieces: a jacket in a cool brown and cream diamond pattern with brown velvet detailing, Size 36R; together with a pair of brown tuxedo style pants with brown velvet detailing. It would not be a Johnnie Taylor suit without a little disco added to the pants with a bell-bottom finish embellished with four velvet buttons in the pleat. One button missing from the left pant leg and another is detached but still present. Pant size 30. Suit comes with a dark brown clip-on bow tie. Looking at this suit you can hear the women swooning to his 1973 #1 hit "I Believe In You (You Believe In Me)." Suit shows some minor wear with a very small hole in the front of the pants. From The Johnnie Taylor Estate.

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