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Two piece ensemble with multiple threads of green, pink and black by Gene Bailey

Catalog Data

Designed by:
Gene Bailey, American, 1945 - 1995  Search this
Medium:
synthetic fiber, polyurethane and wood
Dimensions:
H x W (cardigan): 26 3/8 × 18 7/8 in. (67 × 48 cm)
H x W (skirt): 31 1/8 × 11 7/16 in. (79 × 29 cm)
Type:
skirts
cardigans
Place collected:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1970-1995
Description:
This is a two piece knit ensemble consisting of a cardigan and a skirt. The ensemble is knit with multiple threads of green, pink and black, creating a marled effect. The cardigan also has rows of vertical black crochet stripes three inches apart, as well as a stripe of this crochet around the neckline. The cardigan has a round neckline and is fastened up the front with six black wood buttons. There is also a metal snap at the bottom of cardigan. The cardigan has a matching drawstring through the bottom hem. It is long sleeved with the sleeves terminating in narrow cuffs. On the inside of the collar there is a white fabric tag with black text that reads “GENE BAILEY.” There are attached shoulder pads in the shoulders. The matching calf-length A-line skirt has a drop waist consisting of a wide yoke of elasticized knit. The skirt has a pattern of raised ridges running vertically the length of the skirt. Inside the back of the waistband is a white tag with black text that reads "GENE BAILEY."
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Design  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion design  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Omega C. Logan Silva, MD, MACP
Object number:
A2018.88.1.9.1-.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Gene Bailey Archive and Knitwear Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5bf1ded46-0436-4075-a96a-92c394dbae4e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2018.88.1.9.1-.2