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Designed by:
Caprece Jackson-Garrett, American  Search this
Created by:
Happy I'm Nappy Collectibles, Inc., American, founded 1984  Search this
Medium:
cotton (textile) and polyester
Dimensions:
H x W: 25 1/4 × 8 7/16 in. (64.2 × 21.5 cm)
Place made:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1995-1996
Description:
A white infant onesie with crotch and leg clasps. Printed on the front is a red container with green accents labelled "WATERMELON JUICE" with an infant's head and a slice of watermelon, also shown below are two other children's heads beside the phrase "100% NATURAL". At the top of the label reads "HAPPY I'M NAPPY". Beneath the image is the Happy I'm Nappy logo as well as the artist's signature and a date reading "'95-'96". Attached to the garment are two yellow paper tags; the first is printed with a brief history of the brand, and the second is printed with a history of the watermelon. On the second card a check is marked next to the distinction "18 months".
Topic:
African American  Search this
Beauty culture  Search this
Business  Search this
Children  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Design  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion design  Search this
Foodways  Search this
Hair  Search this
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Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Caprece Ann Jackson, Founder, Happy I'm Nappy Collectibles
Object number:
2019.27.3
Restrictions & Rights:
© Happy I'm Nappy Collectibles
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Fashion
Movement:
Black is Beautiful
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd59cb676b2-4149-4bd9-ada0-805fc65c8d98
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2019.27.3