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Black beaded dress designed by Zelda Wynn and worn by Ella Fitzgerald

Designed by:
Zelda Wynn, American, 1905 - 2001  Search this
Worn by:
Ella Fitzgerald, American, 1917 - 1996  Search this
Medium:
synthetic fiber, velvet, glass beads, plastic sequins, and metal fasteners
Dimensions:
H x W: 46 x 20 in. (116.8 x 50.8 cm)
Type:
gowns
Date:
late 1940s
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion 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:
2010.20.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5f7c43cfa-830c-466b-8655-9a88ab9bbb42
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.20.1
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