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Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Worn by:
Eugene Allen, American, 1919 - 2010  Search this
Medium:
wool, satin, thread, metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D (flat): 42 × 18 1/2 × 1 1/2 in. (106.7 × 47 × 3.8 cm)
Type:
trousers
tuxedoes
Place used:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1980s
Description:
Tuxedo pants from a White House butler uniform worn by Eugene Allen. The black pants have a satin strip down the outer leg. The pants have four (4) pockets. The front has a zipper and hook and eye closure. [L / H] is engraved on each of the three (3) hooks. Sewn into the interior waistband in white thread on black tabs are Allen’s initials [E A].
Topic:
African American  Search this
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Clothing and dress  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:
2018.5.1.2
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/fd5617a1e80-b35f-4b03-a906-6dd340bb01ee
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.5.1.2