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Ring for Ain't Misbehavin' costume worn by André De Shields

Catalog Data

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Worn by:
André De Shields, American, born 1946  Search this
Medium:
metal and rhinestone
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 1 3/8 × 1 × 7/8 in. (3.5 × 2.5 × 2.2 cm)
Type:
finger rings
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1982
Description:
Ring from Ain't Misbehavin' costume ensemble for Act II worn by André De Shields during the 1982 NBC TV special. Large oval shaped clear rhinestone in a silver-colored metal frame attached to a gold-colored adjustable metal ring. The rhinestone is attached to the metal frame by hot melt adhesive.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Broadway Theatre  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Costume  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Musical Theatre  Search this
Television  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of André De Shields
Object number:
2018.1.2.6.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Adornment
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5912fcc49-259b-4f43-bf9f-0fd589393ca4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.1.2.6.2