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Mink hat worn with Muslim Girls Training and General Civilzation Class uniform

Catalog Data

Manufactured by:
Pollack Mink Farm, American  Search this
Worn by:
Minnie Ali, American  Search this
Used by:
Nation of Islam, American, founded 1930  Search this
Medium:
fur, cloth and thread
Dimensions:
H x W: 6 3/8 x 8 x 8 in. (16.2 x 20.3 x 20.3 cm)
Type:
hats
Place made:
Deer Lake, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1970-1979
Description:
This mink hat was worn with the Muslim Girls Training and General Civilization Class uniform. The hat is a cylindrical shape, covered on the outside by light brown fur. The inside is lined with dark brown fabric. A white label sewn to the inside reads "Pollack's/ Mink Farm." The label has a blue zig zag border and light metallic thread. In the left bottom corner of the label is a mink stitched in light metallic thread.
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:
2013.39.1.5
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/fd5db966471-fc22-4bae-bb30-e3a0e1b5f8e4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.39.1.5