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Designed by:
Geoffrey Holder, Trinidadian American, 1930 - 2014  Search this
Created by:
Fred Nihda, 1931 - 1997  Search this
Worn by:
Tiger Haynes, American, 1914 - 1994  Search this
Subject of:
Black Fashion Museum, American, 1979 - 2007  Search this
Medium:
Canvas, wool knit, reinforced plastic, metal, leather, nylon, felt, synthetic fiber, paint, steel wool, plastic foam, Velcro™, cord, tape, and glue
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 76 × 29 1/2 × 12 1/4 in. (193 × 74.9 × 31.1 cm)
Type:
ensembles (costume)
Place used:
New York City, Manhattan, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1975
Description:
This costume was worn by Tiger Haynes as Tin Man in "The Wiz: The Super Soul Musical 'Wizard of Oz'" on Broadway. It consists of a headpiece (.1.1), cuirass (.1.2), left arm and right arm armor and arm harness (.1.3abc), left leg armor (.1.4), right leg armor (.1.5), shoes (.2ab), union suit (.3), and prop oil can (.4).
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Costume  Search this
Men  Search this
Musical Theatre  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:
2007.3.7
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Black Fashion Museum Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd52b9ce074-c40a-45e2-b677-ac285e4e61f6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.3.7