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Dress sewn by Rosa Parks

Created by:
Rosa Parks, American, 1913 - 2005  Search this
Subject of:
Black Fashion Museum, American, 1979 - 2007  Search this
Medium:
synthetic fiber and metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 47 1/2 × 16 3/4 × 1 1/4 in. (120.7 × 42.5 × 3.2 cm)
Chest: 40 in. (101.6 cm)
Waist: 28 1/4 in. (71.8 cm)
Hem circumference: 78 in. (198.1 cm)
Belt: 2 3/4 × 33 1/4 × 3/8 in. (7 × 84.5 × 1 cm)
Type:
dresses
Place made:
Montgomery, Alabama, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1955 - 1956
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Resistance  Search this
Segregation  Search this
U.S. History, 1953-1961  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Black Fashion Museum founded by Lois K. Alexander-Lane
Object number:
2007.3.1ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Black Fashion Museum Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Historical
Movement:
Civil Rights Movement
Exhibition:
Defending Freedom, Defining Freedom: The Era of Segregation, 1876-1968
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 2, C 2053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5ad115fb9-8591-47e8-b052-f35fdafbb604
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.3.1ab
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