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Designed by:
Arthur McGee, American, 1933 - 2019  Search this
Subject of:
Black Fashion Museum, American, 1979 - 2007  Search this
Medium:
wool with metal fasteners
Dimensions:
H x W (flat): 28 1/4 × 35 3/4 in. (71.8 × 90.8 cm)
Type:
skirts
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
mid 20th-late 20th century
Description:
Lavender wool tweed A-line skirt designed by Arthur McGee. The skirt has a thin waistband and falls just below the knee. It closes at the proper left side with a zipper and two (2) metal hooks into thread loops. The fabric has multi-colored flecks. The skirt is not lined. A cream fabric label with black embroidered text is sewn at the interior center back waist that reads "ARTHUR McGEE / N.Y.C.".
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion design  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Black Fashion Museum founded by Lois K. Alexander-Lane
Object number:
2007.3.52.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Black Fashion Museum Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.3.52.2