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Created by:
Vanilla Beane, American, 1919 - 2022  Search this
Medium:
velveteen on buckram
Dimensions:
5 1/4 × 7 1/4 × 8 1/4 in. (13.3 × 18.4 × 21 cm)
Type:
hats
Place made:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1950-1969
Description:
A green velveteen hat with a layered design made by Vanilla Beane. The hat is circular with a rounded peak and constructed by layering a strip of fabric over itself in a wrapped design. The base of the fabric is a light green while the pile is a darker green, giving the hat a two-tone appearance. The interior is supported by a molded buckram form to which the exterior of the hat has been sewn.
Topic:
African American  Search this
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Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Vanilla Beane
Object number:
2013.141.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5733382ad-a1a8-4a97-9de1-d5540f781ecd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.141.1