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Ski suit worn by Seba Johnson in 1988 Winter Olympics

Catalog Data

Manufactured by:
Bogner, German, founded 1932  Search this
Worn by:
Seba Johnson, born 1973  Search this
Medium:
synthetic fiber, metal
Dimensions:
H x W: 48 x 14 in. (121.9 x 35.6 cm)
On Form: 52 1/2 x 22 x 16 in. (133.4 x 55.9 x 40.6 cm)
Type:
ski suits
sports uniforms
Place used:
Nakiska, Alberta, Canada, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Virgin Islands of the United States, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1988
Description:
Racing suit worn by Seba Johnson in the 1988 Winter Olympics Giant Slalom event. The suit is white with purple, yellow and green designs. A white zipper runs down the center of the suit, from the neckline to the waist. A Virgin Islands patch is located on the left shoulder. [Virgin Islands] is printed on the side of the right leg.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Olympics  Search this
Sports  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Seba Johnson and Suzy Johnson
Object number:
2011.163.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Historical
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a872537f-6f01-4929-89f7-c40aae180115
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.163.2