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Manufactured by:
Bancroft Cap Company, American, founded 1967  Search this
Subject of:
Public Enemy, American, founded 1982  Search this
Medium:
wool, leather, and polyester
Dimensions:
3 x 9 x 9 1/2 in. (7.6 x 22.9 x 24.1 cm)
Type:
berets
Date:
ca. 1992
Description:
A red beret from an S1W uniform worn by James Amir Muhammad. The beret is made of red felted wool trimmed in black leather around the opening. The fit can be adjusted by tying the length of black ribbon strung through the leather trim. The interior of the beret is lined with black fabric with a manufacturer's tag sewn at the center of the interior crown reading "BANCROFT / Military Caps / MAKERS OF FINE CAPS FOR / OVER 90 YEARS / FRAMINGHAM MASSACHUSETTS". The name "J. AMIR" is handwritten in blue ink at the top left facing corner of the tag. An additional care and fiber content tag is sewn along the side seam of the interior lining.
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:
2011.33.8.1
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/fd5993397c5-1034-463d-8f7b-3db0512edab7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.33.8.1