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Red velvet pleated turban made by Yvonne DeVigne, with hat stand

Catalog Data

Created by:
Yvonne Berry DeVigne, American, 1914 - 2004  Search this
Medium:
wood, plastic, metal, velvet
Dimensions:
Hat & Stand: 8 1/4 × 9 1/2 × 9 1/2 in. (21 × 24.1 × 24.1 cm)
Type:
hat stands
hats
Place made:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
mid 20th century
Description:
2014.272.3.1 (Hat): A red turban hat made by Yvonne DeVigne. The hat is made of pleated velvet fabric wrapped over itself and fixed with a long vertical stitch at the back. There are three hat pins, two topped with black plastic balls and the third with a silver colored ball. The interior has not been examined as the hat cannot be removed from the stand.
2014.272.3.2 (Hat Stand): A rounded wooden hat stand supporting a red turban hat. The stand is made of two pieces and there are three holes in the bottom of the base. The largest is approximately 1 1/2" in diameter and the two smaller holes are 5/8" in diameter. The entirety of the hat stand has not been examined as the hat cannot be removed from the stand.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Black Enterprise  Search this
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Clothing and dress  Search this
Craftsmanship  Search this
Fashion  Search this
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Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Gaston L. DeVigne, III in memory of his parents Gaston L. DeVigne, II and Yvonne B. DeVigne
Object number:
2014.272.3.1-.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5925bfae2-cf15-48af-8512-dfa3bd2979d9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.272.3.1-.2