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Blue leather belt worn on Soul Train by dancer Edith Lynn Pickens

Catalog Data

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Worn by:
Edith Lynn Pickens, American  Search this
Subject of:
Soul Train, American, 1971 - 2006  Search this
Medium:
leather and brass
Dimensions:
H x W (Flat): 1 3/16 × 36 1/2 × 3/4 in. (3 × 92.7 × 1.9 cm)
L x W (Length from leather edge to middle belt hole): 30 in. (76.2 cm)
Type:
belts (costume accessories)
Place used:
Los Angeles, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1970s
Description:
This blue leather belt was worn as part of a costume, with a blue and floral print halter top and a pair of white bell bottom pants, by dancer Edith Lynn Pickens on the television show "Soul Train" in the 1970s.
The belt is a polished, deep blue leather. The brass buckle has an unembellished "D" shaped frame with one prong. There is one belt loop next to the buckle. There are five (5) holes on the tongue end of the belt. On the verso, the leather has a matte finish and appears gently worn from use.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Dance  Search this
Music  Search this
Television  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Edith Lynn Pickens
Object number:
2015.17.3
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/fd5e823dc1f-e70a-405e-9432-a5ef20656501
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.17.3