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Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Black Panther Party, American, 1966 - 1982  Search this
Angela Davis, American, born 1944  Search this
Medium:
cloth with thread and ribbon
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 4 1/2 × 9 × 10 in. (11.4 × 22.9 × 25.4 cm)
Type:
berets
Date:
1970s
Description:
This is a black beret with a round patch attached to the right side. The patch has a black background with red border. In the center of the patch is a smaller circle with a green background. In the circle is a graphic of two hands clasping, outlined in red. Around the outside of the center circle is red, stitched text that reads [BLACK - CULTURE - PRIDE]. Attached to the top of the beret is a large red, round patch with a central, stitched graphic of a raised fist. The patch is bordered in black with a small black circle within. Above the fist between the two circles is green, stitched text that reads [FREE ANGELA DAVIS]. Within the beret attached to the inside top is a clear plastic pocket. Attached to the back of the beret is a small loop of ribbon.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Black power  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Politics  Search this
U.S. History, 1969-2001  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2014.72.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
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/fd53f870fc2-73af-4c50-b1c5-a3fd2829ad1f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.72.2