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Designed by:
Bob Mackie, American, born 1940  Search this
Ray Aghayan, Iranian American, born 1934  Search this
Norma Koch, American, 1898 - 1979  Search this
Worn by:
Diana Ross, American, born 1944  Search this
Subject of:
Billie Holiday, American, 1915 - 1959  Search this
Medium:
Dress: wool twill
Vest: wool twill, fur, and silk satin
Hat: wool twill, synthetic fiber, and
Type:
ensembles (costume)
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1972
Description:
A costume comprised of a teal dress (.1), a light green vest (.2), and a light green hat (.3) worn by Diana Ross as Billie Holiday in the Paramount Pictures produced 1972 film "Lady Sings the Blues".
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Costume  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Film  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Motown (Music)  Search this
Rhythm and blues (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2012.64.4
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a1780c37-054b-4deb-a565-3b6d9d34f983
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.64.4