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Caftan belonging to Etta Moten Barnett

Catalog Data

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Etta Moten Barnett, American, 1901 - 2004  Search this
Medium:
lace
Dimensions:
H x W: 52 3/4 × 49 5/8 in. (134 × 126 cm)
Type:
caftans
Place used:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1950-2004
Description:
This is a black and silver lace caftan belonging to Etta Moten Barnett. The caftan is a long rectanglular piece of lace sewn partway down the sides with openings for the arms at the top and a slight scoop at the neck opening. There is a black stripe running vertically from each shoulder to the bottom hem.
Topic:
African American  Search this
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Broadway Theatre  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
A2022.13.1.106
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown – Restrictions Possible
Rights assessment and proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Etta Moten Barnett Archive
Classification:
Clothing-Historical
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5ffb7d8ad-7b34-4d31-9528-2e6821103f45
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2022.13.1.106