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Jeans worn by Herman Wallace while incarcerated

Catalog Data

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Herman Wallace, American, 1941 - 2013  Search this
Subject of:
Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola, American, founded 1835  Search this
Medium:
ink on cotton (textile) and ramie
Dimensions:
L x W: 40 15/16 × 16 9/16 in. (104 × 42 cm)
Inseam: 29 1/16 in. (73.8 cm)
Type:
jeans
Place used:
Angola, West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Date:
2009-2013
Description:
Dark blue jeans worn by Herman Wallace while incarcerated at Elayn Hunt Correctional Center in Louisiana.. The cotton jeans feature stylized back pockets, belt loops, front pockets, button and zipper fly, and an engraved brown leather brand patch. The word “HUNT” is printed vertically in orange ink along the proper left leg. On the inside of the jeans, at the yoke, at two fabric tags – one embroidered with the brand name and logo. The second tag reads: [ 32 / MADE IN CHINA . RN# 125272 / L : 31 / MACHINE WASH / COLD / WITH LIKE COLORS / IN GENTLE CYCLE / TUMBLE DRY LOW / COOL IRON / AS NEEDED / 55% RAMIE / 45% COTTON].
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Men  Search this
Prisons  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Maria Hinds
Object number:
A2018.36.1.17
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Herman Wallace Archival Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Historical
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd52e65f1b8-8ab2-4877-a7d2-d381a7c8e0b7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2018.36.1.17