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Designed by:
Helen Rose, American, 1904 - 1985  Search this
Worn by:
Lena Horne, American, 1917 - 2010  Search this
Medium:
velvet with metal and fur
Dimensions:
H x W: 53 x 24 in. (134.6 x 61 cm)
Type:
dresses
Date:
1943
Description:
A green velvet dress worn by Lena Horne in the film Stormy Weather (1943). The dress has a gathered waist, buckle-back, and ermine collar. It was worn by Horne as "Selina Rogers" in the dressing-room scene with actor Bill Robinson.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Costume  Search this
Costume design  Search this
Design  Search this
Film  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.90
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/fd51b5100c0-e432-42a6-a85f-13caf4ab5722
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.90