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Yellow cocktail dress designed by Don Loper and worn by Ella Fitzgerald

Designed by:
Don Loper, American, 1906 - 1972  Search this
Worn by:
Ella Fitzgerald, American, 1917 - 1996  Search this
Medium:
silk, rayon, and foil cloth, silk chiffon, silk satin, synthetic fiber, and metal fasteners
Dimensions:
H x W: 38 x 21 in. (96.5 x 53.3 cm)
Type:
cocktail dresses
Date:
1950s
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Costume  Search this
Costume design  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Estate of Ella Fitzgerald
Object number:
2010.20.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Exhibition:
Musical Crossroads
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd552f788e5-8aa5-4983-b09b-77d5fc1eef3a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.20.2
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