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Worn by:
Gabby Douglas, American, born 1995  Search this
Medium:
spandex, velvet, rhinestone, and elastomer
Dimensions:
H x W: 19 x 9 in. (48.3 x 22.9 cm)
On Form: 20 1/8 × 19 3/4 × 8 1/4 in. (51.1 × 50.2 × 21 cm)
Type:
leotards
sports uniforms
Place used:
Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
2003
Description:
Blue and black long-sleeve leotard. The body of the leaotard is shiny and blue. The neckline seems to be a mix between a v-neck and a sweetheart nickline. It is trimmed with black velvet. A portion of the sleeves are covered with a black netting and are also trimmed in black velvet. The netting comes down to a point on the side of the sleeves, around 2 inches above the cuff. There is a rhinestone design below the neckline and along the shoulders. There are also rhinestones in various places on the black netting and along the velvet trim. There is a rhinestone design on the proper left hip.
The back of the neckline is square shaped and is trimmed with the black velvet and the rhinestones.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Gymnastics  Search this
Sports  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Gabrielle Douglas
Object number:
2013.12.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
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/fd55f37ec71-e996-4be4-a406-0046589fb645
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.12.1