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Stetson hat worn by DJ Kool Herc in the movie, Beat Street

Catalog Data

Manufactured by:
Stetson, American, founded 1865  Search this
Worn by:
DJ Kool Herc, Jamaican American, born 1955  Search this
Medium:
felt, leather and metal
Dimensions:
Diameter (brim to crown): 3 in. (7.6 cm)
Diameter (internal, crown): 8 in. (20.3 cm)
Diameter (external, brim): 14 1/2 in. (36.8 cm)
Type:
cowboy hats
Place depicted:
Bronx, New York City, Bronx County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1984
Description:
This is a black felt Cavalry Stetson hat worn by DJ Kool Herc in the dance drama film, “Beat Street.” The hat is accessorized with an attached brown leather hatband and stampede straps. The underlining is red cloth.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
DJs (Musicians)  Search this
Film  Search this
Hip-hop (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2022.73.6
Restrictions & Rights:
No known copyright restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd540e89b67-f5ea-4b57-ae8c-b2d7da95bed7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2022.73.6