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T-shirt stating "Ba-racked the Vote" worn during the Women's March on Washington

Catalog Data

Created by:
Barack the Vote, LLC, American, 2007 - 2013  Search this
Manufactured by:
American Apparel, American, founded 1989  Search this
Designed by:
Lorielle Broussard, American  Search this
Subject of:
President Barack Obama, American, born 1961  Search this
Women's March, American, founded 2017  Search this
Medium:
ink on cotton (textile)
Dimensions:
H x W: 25 7/8 × 16 9/16 in. (65.7 × 42 cm)
Type:
T-shirts
Place used:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Place made:
Los Angeles, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
2008
Description:
A black, XL, short sleeve T-shirt with red and white printed lettering on the front that reads: [BA-RACKed / THE / VOTE]. The text [BA-] and [ed] are printed in red in script and cursive respectively. The letter [V] doubles as a large red checkmark and is partially covered by the white block text. Along the left diagonal edge of the checkmark is the text [www.barackthevote.com] and the letters [TM] printed in small white text at the base of the checkmark. Red splatter marks are dotted around some of the white letters. On the back of the shirt, printed in large red type outlined in white, is the number [44]. A manufacturer's fabric label for American Apparel is sewn at the interior center back neck with a second tag sewn below it with fiber content, care, and style information. Printed in white script on the interior center back neck is information about Barackawear Inc., the history of the company, care information, manufacturing information, and sizing.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Local and regional  Search this
Politics  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Dr. Ayeisha Brinson
Object number:
2017.92.3
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5d41ae839-c625-4bbd-9ac0-f7f7b6003096
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.92.3