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Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
National Association of Colored Women's Clubs, American, founded 1896  Search this
Oklahoma Federation of Colored Women's Clubs, American, founded 1910  Search this
Medium:
silk (fiber), wood, paint
Dimensions:
H x W x D (2010.2.2a-d): 38 × 41 × 1 3/8 in. (96.5 × 104.1 × 3.5 cm)
H x W (2010.2.2a): 36 × 29 in. (91.4 × 73.7 cm)
H x W x D (2010.2.bc): 1 9/16 × 36 3/4 × 1 9/16 in. (4 × 93.3 × 4 cm)
H x W x D (2010.2.2d): 1 9/16 × 1 9/16 × 5 1/2 in. (4 × 4 × 14 cm)
Type:
banners
Place collected:
Muskogee, Muskogee County, Oklahoma, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1924
Description:
A purple silk banner with gold fringe created for the Oklahoma Federation of Colored Women's Clubs. The message "OKLAHOMA / FEDERATION / OF / COLORED WOMEN / 1910" is painted across the banner in large gold letters. The bottom of the banner is scalloped and has an attached length of fringe. The top of the banner has a sewn loop running its length for a rod (2010.2.2b) to be inserted. There is a strip of gold fringe sewn just below this loop. The rod is currently stored in place in the banner. It is painted gold at the ends and has two carved wooden finial painted gold. 2010.2.2c is attached to the rod and 2010.2.2d is detached.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
American South  Search this
American West  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Communication  Search this
Communities  Search this
Political organizations  Search this
Politics  Search this
U.S. History, 1865-1921  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2010.2.2a-d
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Textiles
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Exhibition:
Defending Freedom, Defining Freedom: The Era of Segregation, 1876-1968
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 2, C 2053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd54a1a64ad-4d05-4979-a43c-bcd4e1194237
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.2.2a-d