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Dress designed by Ann Lowe

Designed by:
Ann Lowe, American, 1898 - 1981  Search this
Subject of:
Black Fashion Museum, American, 1979 - 2007  Search this
Medium:
silk, chiffon, taffeta, net, metal, and elastic
Dimensions:
H x W x D (On form): 42 1/2 × 24 × 16 1/2 in. (108 × 61 × 41.9 cm)
Waist: 24 in. (61 cm)
Type:
dresses
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1960
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion design  Search this
United States--Social life and customs  Search this
Women  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:
2007.3.22
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_2007.3.22
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Dress designed by Ann Lowe

Designed by:
Ann Lowe, American, 1898 - 1981  Search this
Worn by:
Barbara Baldwin Dowd, American  Search this
Subject of:
Black Fashion Museum, American, 1979 - 2007  Search this
Medium:
brocaded silk taffeta, silk chiffon, synthetic fiber, buckram, elastic and metal fasteners
Dimensions:
H x W: 55 × 46 in. (139.7 × 116.8 cm)
Waist: 30 in. (76.2 cm)
Type:
evening dresses
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1966 - 1967
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion design  Search this
Women  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:
2007.3.23
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_2007.3.23
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Dress designed by Ann Lowe

Designed by:
Ann Lowe, American, 1898 - 1981  Search this
Worn by:
Barbara Baldwin Dowd, American  Search this
Subject of:
Black Fashion Museum, American, 1979 - 2007  Search this
Medium:
silk, tulle, linen, metal, and elastic
Dimensions:
Waist: 23", Length: 53", Hem: 85"
Storage: 25.4 x 152.4 x 55.9 cm (10 x 60 x 22 in.)
Type:
dresses
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1966-1967
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion design  Search this
United States--Social life and customs  Search this
Women  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:
2007.3.19
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
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_2007.3.19
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Dress designed by Ann Lowe

Designed by:
Ann Lowe, American, 1898 - 1981  Search this
Worn by:
Patricia Schieffer, American  Search this
Subject of:
Black Fashion Museum, American, 1979 - 2007  Search this
Medium:
silk, tulle, linen, metal, and elastic
Dimensions:
H x W x D (On form): 54 × 33 × 29 1/2 in. (137.2 × 83.8 × 74.9 cm)
Waist: 23 in. (58.4 cm)
Type:
dresses
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1958
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion design  Search this
United States--Social life and customs  Search this
Women  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:
2007.3.21
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
Exhibition:
Cultural Expressions
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 050
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.3.21
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Dress designed by Ann Lowe

Designed by:
Ann Lowe, American, 1898 - 1981  Search this
Worn by:
Patricia Schieffer, American  Search this
Subject of:
Black Fashion Museum, American, 1979 - 2007  Search this
Medium:
silk, satin, tulle, taffeta, linen, metal, and elastic
Dimensions:
H x W x D (On form): 53 × 33 1/4 × 29 in. (134.6 × 84.5 × 73.7 cm)
Waist: 25 1/2 in. (64.8 cm)
Type:
dresses
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1959
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion design  Search this
United States--Social life and customs  Search this
Women  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:
2007.3.20
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
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_2007.3.20
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Paphiopedilum Memoria D. Anne Lowe

Flower Color:
Purple; dark stripes
Topic:
Orchids  Search this
Group:
[vascular plants]
Class:
Equisetopsida
Subclass:
Magnoliidae
Superorder:
Lilianae
Order:
Asparagales
Family:
Orchidaceae
Subfamily:
Cypripedioideae
Genus:
Paphiopedilum
Accession Number:
2009-3044A
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Smithsonian Gardens Orchid Collection
Data Source:
Smithsonian Gardens
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:ofeo-sg_2009-3044A
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Paphiopedilum Memoria D. Anne Lowe

Flower Color:
Purple; dark stripes
Topic:
Orchids  Search this
Group:
[vascular plants]
Class:
Equisetopsida
Subclass:
Magnoliidae
Superorder:
Lilianae
Order:
Asparagales
Family:
Orchidaceae
Subfamily:
Cypripedioideae
Genus:
Paphiopedilum
Accession Number:
2009-3044B
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Smithsonian Gardens Orchid Collection
Data Source:
Smithsonian Gardens
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:ofeo-sg_2009-3044B
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Dress designed by Ann Lowe

Designed by:
Ann Lowe, American, 1898 - 1981  Search this
Subject of:
Black Fashion Museum, American, 1979 - 2007  Search this
Medium:
silk taffeta, silk faille, buckram, elastic, and metal fasteners
Dimensions:
H x W (flat): 55 1/2 × 42 in. (141 × 106.7 cm)
Type:
dresses
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
mid-1950s
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion design  Search this
United States--Social life and customs  Search this
Women  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:
2007.3.25
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
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_2007.3.25

Dress designed by Ann Lowe

Designed by:
Ann Lowe, American, 1898 - 1981  Search this
Subject of:
Black Fashion Museum, American, 1979 - 2007  Search this
Medium:
silk satin, silk faille, lace, tulle, cotton, plastic trimming, elastic, and metal fasteners
Dimensions:
H x W (flat): 59 1/4 × 36 in. (150.5 × 91.4 cm)
Type:
dresses
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
mid 20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion design  Search this
United States--Social life and customs  Search this
Women  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:
2007.3.28
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
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_2007.3.28

Dress designed by Ann Lowe

Designed by:
Ann Lowe, American, 1898 - 1981  Search this
Worn by:
Jennifer Peabody Marks, American  Search this
Subject of:
Black Fashion Museum, American, 1979 - 2007  Search this
Medium:
silk taffeta, silk organdy, passementerie, synthetic fiber, and metal fasteners
Dimensions:
H x W (flat): 53 × 34 in. (134.6 × 86.4 cm)
Type:
debutante dresses
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1966
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion design  Search this
United States--Social life and customs  Search this
Women  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:
2007.3.29
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
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_2007.3.29

Dress designed by Ann Lowe

Designed by:
Ann Lowe, American, 1898 - 1981  Search this
Worn by:
Barbara Baldwin Dowd, American  Search this
Subject of:
Black Fashion Museum, American, 1979 - 2007  Search this
Medium:
silk satin, chiffon, synthetic fiber, and metal fasteners
Dimensions:
H x W (flat): 55 × 30 in. (139.7 × 76.2 cm)
Type:
dresses
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1966-1967; altered 1973
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion design  Search this
United States--Social life and customs  Search this
Women  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:
2007.3.24
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
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_2007.3.24

Dress designed by Ann Lowe

Designed by:
Ann Lowe, American, 1898 - 1981  Search this
Worn by:
Nora Francke Cammann, American, 1932 - 2014  Search this
Subject of:
Black Fashion Museum, American, 1979 - 2007  Search this
Medium:
silk taffeta, silk faille, and metal fasteners
Dimensions:
H x W (flat): 56 1/2 × 25 in. (143.5 × 63.5 cm)
Type:
dresses
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1950
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion design  Search this
United States--Social life and customs  Search this
Women  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:
2007.3.26
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
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_2007.3.26

for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf

Published by:
Playbill, American, founded 1884  Search this
Subject of:
Dr. Ntozake Shange, American, 1948 - 2018  Search this
Used by:
Booth Theatre, American, founded 1913  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper, metal
Dimensions:
9 x 5 5/8 x 1/8 in. (22.9 x 14.3 x 0.3 cm)
Type:
magazines (periodicals)
playbills
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
November 1977
Topic:
African American  Search this
Drama (Theatre)  Search this
Feminism  Search this
Gender  Search this
Identity  Search this
Sexuality  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Dow B. Ellis
Object number:
2012.152.1213
Restrictions & Rights:
Playbill used by permission. All rights reserved, Playbill Inc.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Exhibition:
A Changing America: 1968 and Beyond
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 1, C1 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.152.1213
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Dress and shawl designed by Ann Lowe

Designed by:
Ann Lowe, American, 1898 - 1981  Search this
Worn by:
Nora Francke Cammann, American, 1932 - 2014  Search this
Subject of:
Black Fashion Museum, American, 1979 - 2007  Search this
Medium:
tulle, lace, acetate, plastic buckram, elastic, and metal fasteners
Dimensions:
H x W (a flat): 50 × 65 in. (127 × 165.1 cm)
H x W (b flat): 32 × 123 in. (81.3 × 312.4 cm)
Type:
dresses
shawls
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1950; altered 1951
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion design  Search this
United States--Social life and customs  Search this
Women  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:
2007.3.27ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
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_2007.3.27ab

Slip designed by Ann Lowe and worn by Florance Trevor

Designed by:
Ann Lowe, American, 1898 - 1981  Search this
Worn by:
Florance Colgate Rumbough Trevor, American, 1927 - 2008  Search this
Medium:
silk faille, silk chiffon, lace, and metal fasteners
Dimensions:
H x W (flat): 55 × 42 in. (139.7 × 106.7 cm)
Type:
slips (underwear)
Date:
1951
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion design  Search this
United States--Social life and customs  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Estate of Florance Rumbough Trevor
Object number:
2014.73.1.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.73.1.2

Teal blue dress and cropped jacket designed by Ann Lowe

Designed by:
Ann Lowe, American, 1898 - 1981  Search this
Worn by:
Florance Colgate Rumbough Trevor, American, 1927 - 2008  Search this
Medium:
dress: silk satin, silk faille, gauze, buckram, and metal fasteners;
jacket: silk satin, gauze, and metal fasteners
Dimensions:
H x W (.1 flat): 49 1/2 × 23 in. (125.7 × 58.4 cm)
H x W (.2 flat): 15 1/2 × 25 in. (39.4 × 63.5 cm)
Type:
dresses
jackets
Date:
1950s
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 Estate of Florance Rumbough Trevor
Object number:
2014.73.2.1-.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.73.2.1-.2

A – P

Type:
Archival materials
Date:
Mar.–Dec. 1868
Collection Restrictions:
Freedmen's Bureau Digital Collection, 1865–1872, is a product of and owned by the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution. Copyright for digital images is retained by the donor, FamilySearch International; permission for commercial use of the digital images may be requested from FamilySearch International, Intellectual Property Office, at: cor-intellectualproperty@ldschurch.org.
Collection Citation:
Courtesy of the U. S. National Archives and Records Administration, FamilySearch International, and the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Identifier:
NMAAHC.FB.M843, File 4.3.1
See more items in:
Records of the Assistant Commissioner for the State of North Carolina Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865–1870
Archival Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmaahc-fb-m843-ref38
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Constance Anne Lowe, 1951- [Folder]

Contents:
Folder(s) may include exhibition announcements, newspaper and/or magazine clippings, press releases, brochures, reviews, invitations, illustrations, resumes, artist's statements, exhibition catalogs.
Topic:
Artists  Search this
Location:
Art & Artist files at the Smithsonian American Art Museum/ National Portrait Gallery Library
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILAF_84458

Artemisia arbuscula Nutt.

Biogeographical Region:
73 - Northwestern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
George H. Ward  Search this
Ann Ward  Search this
Place:
Ca. 3 mi. W of Craters of the Moon Nat. Monument., Butte, Idaho, United States, North America
Collection Date:
28 Aug 1949
Common name:
Low sage
Low sagebrush
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Asterales Asteraceae Asteroideae
Published Name:
Artemisia arbuscula Nutt.
Barcode:
01814191
USNM Number:
2344936
See more items in:
Flowering plants and ferns
Botany
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_12868910

Artemisia arbuscula Nutt.

Biogeographical Region:
73 - Northwestern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
George H. Ward  Search this
Ann Ward  Search this
Place:
Ca. 3 mi. W of Craters of the Moon Nat. Monument., Butte, Idaho, United States, North America
Collection Date:
28 Aug 1949
Common name:
Low sage
Low sagebrush
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Asterales Asteraceae Asteroideae
Published Name:
Artemisia arbuscula Nutt.
Barcode:
01814195
USNM Number:
2344935
See more items in:
Flowering plants and ferns
Botany
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_12868914

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