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Cape 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: 52 x 17 1/2 in. (132.1 x 44.5 cm)
Type:
capes (outerwear)
Place made:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1950-1959
Description:
This red Muslim Girls' Training and General Civilization Class uniform cape is made of synthetic fabric, shiny on one side, dull weave on the reverse. It has a circular stand up collar and fastens with hook and eye clasp at the front of the neck. There are vertical slits for arms.
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:
2013.39.2.3
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5c7ed5946-190e-49f1-9716-789f7c2b4d9c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.39.2.3