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Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Worn by:
Eugene Allen, American, 1919 - 2010  Search this
Medium:
satin, synthetic fiber, metal
Dimensions:
H x W: 4 7/8 × 36 in. (12.4 × 91.4 cm)
Type:
cummerbunds
tuxedoes
Place used:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1981
Description:
Cummerbund from a White House butler uniform worn by Eugene Allen. The wide black satin center has upward-facing pleats in the ‘crumb catcher’ style. The black elastic waistband has metal clasps and a white tag, which reads [S & M]. The interior of the clasp has a manufacturer's name [ORMOND N.Y.C.] and the date, 1981.
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:
2018.5.1.7
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification:
Clothing-Historical
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd583a221d5-1e28-49d0-9b7e-173769ba6948
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.5.1.7