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Headpiece from Muslim Girls' Training uniform

Catalog Data

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Worn by:
Minnie Ali, American  Search this
Used by:
Nation of Islam, American, founded 1930  Search this
Medium:
cloth , thread and braid
Dimensions:
H x W: 7 x 6 3/4 x 6 3/4 in. (17.8 x 17.1 cm)
Type:
hats
Place made:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1970-1979
Description:
Muslim Girls' Training uniform headpiece. Made to go with a matching Muslim Girl's Training Uniform, this lavender headpiece has a round crown and an asymmetrical bottom, shorter in front and longer in back. The crown is edged with yellow braid and there is a yellow five pointed star appliqué on the front. Below the star are the initials "MGT' embroidered in yellow 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:
2013.39.3
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/fd5388526e7-5130-428e-8be5-8ece86497bca
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.39.3