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Delta Air Lines uniform pocket square worn by Eugene Harmond

Catalog Data

Issued by:
Delta Air Lines, American, founded 1925  Search this
Worn by:
Eugene Harmond, American, born 1947  Search this
Designed by:
Van Lupu, American  Search this
Medium:
polyester
Dimensions:
L x W: 9 1/16 × 9 7/16 in. (23 × 24 cm)
Type:
handkerchiefs
uniforms
Place made:
Japan, Asia
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1983-1991
Description:
A multi-colored polyester uniform pocket square worn by Delta Air Lines' first Black male flight attendant, Eugene Harmond.
This pocket square is designed in a repeating pattern of brown, white and blue squares, with a large center white square. There is a sewn-on double-sided tag in blue print that reads, “Design Accessories / FOR / DELTA AIR LINES” and “100% POLYESTER / MACHINE WASH GENTLE / MADE IN JAPAN”.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Labor  Search this
Transportation  Search this
Travel  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Casey Grant in honor of Patricia Banks Edmiston, Patricia Grace Murphy and Eugene Harmond
Object number:
2018.50.1.6
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown – Restrictions Possible
Rights assessment and proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
See more items in:
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/fd5909c0e76-c730-4a63-9dfa-b957091656b7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.50.1.6