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Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Public Enemy, American, founded 1982  Search this
Medium:
synthetic fiber, wool, leather, rubber, plastic, metal
Type:
ensembles (costume)
Date:
ca. 1992
Description:
Elements of an S1W uniform. S1W, or Security of the First World, was a group that provided security at hip-hop parties and later became a part of Public Enemy. Included here are two red berets (.1, .2), two black canvas belts (.3, .4), a black jacket (.5), a pair of black pants with a belt (.6ab), an Uzi style air gun (.7), and a pair of black boots (.8ab).
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Costume  Search this
Hip-hop (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Public Enemy
Object number:
2011.33.8
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5958e40ee-4aad-4b0b-b417-f22492e5a974
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.33.8