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Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Worn by:
Eugene Allen, American, 1919 - 2010  Search this
Medium:
metal
Dimensions:
H x W: 2 1/2 × 1/4 in. (6.4 × 0.7 cm)
Type:
stays (costume components)
tuxedoes
Place used:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1980s
Description:
Collar stays from a White House butler uniform worn by Eugene Allen. The gold-colored stays each have a pointed end. There are rough areas of wear on the points and near the wider, rounded end.
Topic:
African American  Search this
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Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Charles E. Allen in memory of Eugene Allen & Helene Allen
Object number:
2018.5.1.10ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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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/fd5f9aa0970-a42b-4cf4-aa52-9406892bf840
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.5.1.10ab