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Pocket square from a suit worn by Reverend Ike

Catalog Data

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Worn by:
Frederick J. Eikerenkoetter II, American, 1935 - 2009  Search this
Medium:
cotton (textile)
Dimensions:
H x W x D (flat): 17 1/2 × 16 3/4 × 1/16 in. (44.5 × 42.5 × 0.1 cm)
Type:
handkerchiefs
Date:
mid 20th-early 21st century
Description:
A pocket square from a suit worn by Reverend Ike. The pocket square is made of machine-woven off-white linen or cotton with seamed edges. The pocket square has a large, plain center square with a woven square frame of four thick lines that intersect at each corner. The borders also feature four thick lines that intersect at each corner. In between the two lines is a woven wide band of thin lines that crosshatch at each of the corners.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Christianity  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Preaching  Search this
Radio  Search this
Religion  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Eula M. Dent Eikerenkoetter (Wife) and Xavier F. Eikerenkoetter (Son)
Object number:
2020.49.2.6
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/fd580e0dd8e-54cc-4b69-ad1e-7ccebd83bdf8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2020.49.2.6