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Black shirt worn by LaMonte McLemore of The 5th Dimension

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Designed by:
Jef Billings, American  Search this
Worn by:
LaMonte McLemore, American, born 1935  Search this
Subject of:
The 5th Dimension, American, founded 1966  Search this
synthetic fiber, piping, metal, and plastic
H x W (Flat): 31 × 19 1/4 in. (78.7 × 48.9 cm)
Waist: 23 in. (58.4 cm)
ca. 1980
Black shirt with full-length sleeves and pointed collar worn by LaMonte McLemore of The 5th Dimension. The shirt closes at the center front with seven (7) round black buttons rimmed in etched gold. There are two (2) of these same buttons at each cuff. The cuffs are bordered at the top and bottom with gold piping. There are two (2) female metal snaps under the collar, one at each side of the shoulder seam, for attaching the necktie (.4). The shirt is not lined except for stiff interfacing in the collar. There is a black fabric label at the interior center back neck with white machine-embroidered text reading "JEF BILLINGS".
African American  Search this
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Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of LaMonte McLemore founding member of The 5th Dimension
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National Museum of African American History and Culture