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Created by:
Tony Lama Boots, American, founded 1911  Search this
Worn by:
Bernie Worrell, American, 1944 - 2016  Search this
Subject of:
Parliament-Funkadelic, American, founded 1955  Search this
Medium:
leather and metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 39 1/4 × 1 3/16 × 1/4 in. (99.7 × 3 × 0.7 cm)
Type:
costume
belts (costume accessories)
Date:
mid 1990s
Description:
A purple leather belt worn by Bernie Worrell of Parliament-Funkadelic as part of Worrell's "Wizard of Woo" costume ensemble during the 1996 "Mothership Reconnection Tour."
The belt features two brown lizard skin belt loops, an engraved silver buckle, and brown lizard skin at the beginning and tip of the strap. On the backside of the belt in large black stamp print is: [FINAL SALE 34 LM7 1006]. The Tony Lama “Made in U.S.A.” logo is also imprinted on the back of the belt, in the direction of the buckle.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Funk (Music)  Search this
Men  Search this
Music  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Judie Worrell and Bassl Worrell
Object number:
2021.43.3
Restrictions & Rights:
No known copyright restrictions
Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Movement:
Afrofuturism
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse, C 050
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd522b08229-ff52-4d5b-8ab7-f9c444daa567
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2021.43.3