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Halston wool jacket belonging to Etta Moten Barnett

Catalog Data

Designed by:
Roy Halston Frowick, American, 1932 - 1990  Search this
Manufactured by:
Bonwit Teller , American, 1895 - 2000  Search this
Owned by:
Etta Moten Barnett, American, 1901 - 2004  Search this
Medium:
wool (hair)
Dimensions:
H x W: 30 1/2 × 21 1/4 in. (77.5 × 54 cm)
Type:
jackets
Place used:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1966-2004
Description:
This is a Halston wool jacket worn by Etta Moten Barnett. It is a light blue jacket cut in a swing style with a wide and flaring hem and no fastenings. There are two slash front pockets. The lining is done in a cream-colored wool that also hems the rest of the jacket. Inside the neckline are two fabric tags. The top tag is white fabric with black text that reads “HALSTON.” The second tag is off-white with black text that reads “ BONWIT / TELLER.”
Topic:
African American  Search this
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Fashion  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
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Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
A2022.13.1.25
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-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5d9db7536-6777-480e-a9a7-0f32387b9c05
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2022.13.1.25