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Tunic from Muslim Girls' Training and General Civilization Class uniform

Catalog Data

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Worn by:
Aahirah Nu'Mani, American  Search this
Used by:
Nation of Islam, American, founded 1930  Search this
Medium:
cloth , thread and metal
Dimensions:
H x W: 33 7/8 x 16 in. (86 x 40.6 cm)
Type:
tunics
Place made:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1950-1959
Description:
This beige Muslim Girls' Training and General Civilization Class uniform tunic is made of synthetic fabric, shiny on one side, dull weave on the reverse. The tunic has a round neck, long sleeves, fitted shape, and flares below the waist. It fastens in the back with a zipper.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Communities  Search this
Nation of Islam  Search this
Religion  Search this
Resistance  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the family of Becca Nu'Mani
Object number:
2013.39.1.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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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/fd50edf0362-16a6-4ffe-9f96-1b59ee834145
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.39.1.1