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Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Sara M. Clark, American, 1936 - 2001  Search this
Subject of:
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, founded 1908  Search this
Medium:
synthetic fiber and elastic
Dimensions:
H x W: 30 1/2 x 24 in. (77.5 x 61 cm)
Type:
jackets
Date:
after 1954
Description:
A shiny green jacket with embroidery on the front and back. The jacket’s sleeve cuff, waist, and collar are made of elastic material. The jacket has a white lining and a black zipper down front. Embroidery on the proper right chest of the jacket reads "Sara." Embroidery on the proper left chest of the jacket reads “A.K.A." The Alpha Kappa Alpha seal and the Alpha Kappa Alpha motto are embroidered on the jackets back.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Education  Search this
Sororities  Search this
Women  Search this
Women's organizations  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Historical Society of Washington, DC and the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
Object number:
2013.133.1.5
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Historical
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5689b84e8-f59d-421f-b7f7-a851e4e75c05
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.133.1.5