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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): 30 1/2 × 42 in. (77.5 × 106.7 cm)
Type:
skirts
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
mid 20th-late 20th century
Description:
Taupe wool twill skirt designed by Arthur McGee. The skirt is made from two (2) pieces of fabric cut in the same asymmetric shape and then sewn together, with the pieces wrapping around the body and creating a full circle flair skirt. The skirt has a short waistband and falls just below the knee. It closes at the center back waist with a zipper and one (1) hook into a thread loop. The skirt is not lined and there are no labels.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Design  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:
2007.3.60
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
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5de901426-a295-49a9-af0c-c9d2912b123c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.3.60