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Manufactured by:
Speedo International Ltd., Australian, founded 1914  Search this
Worn by:
Simone Manuel, American, born 1996  Search this
Signed by:
Simone Manuel, American, born 1996  Search this
Medium:
rubber with metallic ink
Dimensions:
H x W x D (measured flat): 7 1/4 × 8 1/16 × 3/4 in. (18.4 × 20.5 × 1.9 cm)
Type:
bathing caps
Place used:
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Latin America, South America
Date:
2016
Description:
Swim cap worn and signed by Simone Manuel.
The black rubber cap has a red, white, and blue American flag on either side. On the proper right side, the flag is backwards. The name “MANUEL” is in white text under the American flag on either side. There is a white Speedo logo on the front of the cap and a signature on the proper right side of the cap. The signature is in gold ink and reads [Simone / Manuel].
Topic:
African American  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Olympics  Search this
Sports  Search this
U.S. History, 2001-  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Simone Ashley Manuel
Object number:
2018.99.3
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Simone Manuel Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Historical
Exhibition:
Sports: Leveling the Playing Field
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 052
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5f944b74d-8185-434f-b03b-b1119a8ac732
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.99.3