A ticket for a 1981 performance by Stevie Wonder in Japan. The front of the ticket is predominantly blue in color with a small horizontal strip of white beneath the larger blue block; within the blue block is a line of large black text which reads [STEVIE WONDER]. The other text is written in Japanese characters with cardinal numbers. To the left of the ticket's main body is a perforated edge with the ticket stub is still attached. The stub is white with black text. The back of the ticket has additional information in black text on white paper. A partial stamp is visible on the left side.
H x W (flat): 32 3/4 × 20 1/2 in. (83.2 × 52.1 cm)
A yellow and black long-sleeved leather jacket (.a) with fringe worn by Bootsy Collins. The yellow jacket is decorated with black leather stars and other designs appliqued with topstitch onto the collar, lapel, sleeves and upper back. The jacket is single-breasted with a notched, wide lapel and a two (2) snap closure with metal snaps. The collar is decorated with five (5) black stars. Each lapel is decorated with three (3) stars and a strip of black leather on the outer edge. On the front of the jacket there are two (2) besom pockets surrounded by a black star trim. The long sleeves taper into a slight flare, and are decorated with five (5) black stars with circular silver metal buttons to which long yellow strips of fringe are knotted. Each sleeve cuff has a yoke style trim and three (3) black stars. There is a strip of stiffener sewn into the collar.
On the back of the jacket, both shoulders are decorated with strips of black leather from which three (3) stars are cut out, showing the yellow leather underneath. In the center of the back are two (2) large black stars with large circular silver metal buttons and long yellow strips of fringe, like the stars on the sleeves. Across the back is a yoke seam with long strips of yellow leather stitched along the seam, descending into a "v", with the longest strips at the center extending to below the bottom seam of the jacket.
On the interior, the jacket has a black lining in a synthetic fabric. There is a brown leather tag at the inside of collar reading: [TCW].
There are two (2) chain link fastener pieces (.bc) that attach to the interior of the jacket's front snaps. Each chain link fastener is made from two (2) pieces of thick metal chain attached to yellow leather tabs on each end. Each yellow leather tab has a snap, allowing the chain link fasteners to fasten to the snaps on the jacket and serve as extenders. When the chain link fasteners are snapped into place, the jacket can be worn in an open style, and if they are removed the jacket can snap closed.
A pair of yellow leather trousers with wide flared legs and black leather details. The pants are flat front, wide leg style, with a front zipper, a one (1) snap closure, and seven (7) belt loops. The front of the proper right leg is decorated with the words [FRESH/ "PEE"] surrounding two (2) black leather horizontal stripes with a large black star in the middle. There is one (1) smaller black leather star applique topstitched to the lower center of the proper left leg. The trousers have one (1) embellished diagonal pocket at the front proper left hip, with four (4) small black leather stars topstitched along the edge. The interior of the pants are lined to the knee with a black synthetic fabric.
On the verso, there are two (2) very large patch pockets, each trimmed with small decorative stars all along the edge. Each pocket has a large rectangular flap that secures with a two (2) snap closure. Inside each pocket is another patch pocket with no closure.
A songbook with a re-violet cover. Along the top fourth is the title in yellow letters: [Stevie Wonder / Thought Shares]. On the left side, above the center but below the title, is a list of songs included in the book: [Piano" / "Vocal" / "Chords / WITH SONGS RECORDED BY / QUINCY JONES / POINTER SISTERS / MICHAEL JACKSON / THE SPINNERS / JEFF BECK / ARETHA FRANKLIN / THE SPINNERS / PAUL McCARTNEY /JERMAINE JACKSON / DIONNE WARWICK / ...AND MORE]. On the right side of the front, centered, is an image of Stevie Wonder in front of a dark background, wearing a flamboyantly colored sweater and large aviator sunglasses.
A yellow leather mad hatter style top hat worn by Bootsy Collins. The hat is a tall cylindrical shape that gets wider at the top than at the brim, with a flat top. The brim is short. The hat band is made from black leather decorated with metal buckles attached to the brim with yellow leather. An additional band of black leather is sewn around the top of the hat and decorated with rounded metal studs. There is a black five-pointed star topstitched to the center front side that is decorated with rounded metal studs. Another black leather five-pointed star is topstitched at the center top side of the hat and is outlined with the rounded metal studs.
The interior of the hat contains a plastic and nylon buckram stiffener throughout, except in the brim. The interior of the brim is faced with yellow leather.