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Designed by:
Dapper Dan, American, born 1945  Search this
Worn by:
Rakim, American, born 1968  Search this
leather, polyester fleece, and plastic closures
H x W x D (on form): 42 × 22 × 13 1/4 in. (106.7 × 55.9 × 33.7 cm)
Place used:
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
A pair of straight-leg men's pants made from dark brown leather with dark ochre textured leather detailing. The pants close at the center front with a button fly and one (1) round plastic button. There are five (5) brown leather belt loops sewn at even intervals around the waistband. The two (2) inset front pockets at each side hip have an opening faced in ochre-colored textured leather, with the interior of the pocket made from dark brown knit synthetic fabric. The same ochre textured leather is sewn around the back of the pants just below the waist band. There are two (2) oversized patch pockets of dark brown leather, one at each back leg. A decorative seam is sewn at the knee of each leg on the front and the back. The pants are lined with brown fleece. There are no interior pockets or designer labels.
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Design  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion design  Search this
Hip-hop (Music)  Search this
Rappers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Rakim
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Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture