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Grey pinstriped dress and jacket designed by Arthur McGee

Designed by:
Arthur McGee, American, 1933 - 2019  Search this
Subject of:
Black Fashion Museum, American, 1979 - 2007  Search this
Medium:
dress: wool with metal fasteners
jacket: wool
Type:
ensembles (costume)
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
mid 20th-late 20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion design  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:
2007.3.67
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Collection title:
Black Fashion Museum Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
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Lavender tweed skirt designed by Arthur McGee

Designed by:
Arthur McGee, American, 1933 - 2019  Search this
Subject of:
Black Fashion Museum, American, 1979 - 2007  Search this
Medium:
wool with metal fasteners
Dimensions:
H x W (flat): 28 1/4 × 35 3/4 in. (71.8 × 90.8 cm)
Type:
skirts
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
mid 20th-late 20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Design  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion design  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:
2007.3.52.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Black Fashion Museum Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5ca76c454-3a6e-4d3f-9457-9744a1705b2f
EDAN-URL:
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Denim jacket and skirt designed by Arthur McGee

Designed by:
Arthur McGee, American, 1933 - 2019  Search this
Subject of:
Black Fashion Museum, American, 1979 - 2007  Search this
Medium:
jacket: cotton denim
skirt: cotton denim with metal fasteners
Type:
ensembles (costume)
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
mid 20th-late 20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion design  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:
2007.3.56
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Black Fashion Museum Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5cfbd2c40-2887-4107-8392-87b7325f2b49
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edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.3.56
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Dark grey velvet dress designed by Arthur McGee

Designed by:
Arthur McGee, American, 1933 - 2019  Search this
Subject of:
Black Fashion Museum, American, 1979 - 2007  Search this
Medium:
velvet, silk, and metal zipper
Dimensions:
H x W (flat): 43 3/4 × 25 in. (111.1 × 63.5 cm)
Type:
dresses
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
mid 20th-late 20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Design  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion design  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:
2007.3.58
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Black Fashion Museum Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5f02e63ae-8fe2-4cbd-be02-b18221567f71
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.3.58
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Grey pinstriped skirt designed by Arthur McGee

Designed by:
Arthur McGee, American, 1933 - 2019  Search this
Subject of:
Black Fashion Museum, American, 1979 - 2007  Search this
Medium:
wool with metal fasteners
Dimensions:
H x W (flat): 28 1/4 × 33 1/2 in. (71.8 × 85.1 cm)
Type:
skirts
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
mid 20th-late 20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Design  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion design  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:
2007.3.59
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Black Fashion Museum Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd582b2513b-0b68-459e-8a2d-82624e838b67
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.3.59
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Taupe wool skirt designed by Arthur McGee

Designed by:
Arthur McGee, American, 1933 - 2019  Search this
Subject of:
Black Fashion Museum, American, 1979 - 2007  Search this
Medium:
wool with metal fasteners
Dimensions:
H x W (flat): 30 1/2 × 42 in. (77.5 × 106.7 cm)
Type:
skirts
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
mid 20th-late 20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Design  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion design  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:
2007.3.60
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Black Fashion Museum Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5de901426-a295-49a9-af0c-c9d2912b123c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.3.60
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Grey wool skirt designed by Arthur McGee

Designed by:
Arthur McGee, American, 1933 - 2019  Search this
Subject of:
Black Fashion Museum, American, 1979 - 2007  Search this
Medium:
wool with metal fasteners
Dimensions:
H x W (flat): 26 1/4 × 41 3/4 in. (66.7 × 106 cm)
Type:
skirts
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
mid 20th-late 20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Design  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion design  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:
2007.3.61
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Black Fashion Museum Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5f9334a7d-aced-4d8f-86b1-8adcf7074536
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.3.61
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Grey tweed hooded cape designed by Arthur McGee

Designed by:
Arthur McGee, American, 1933 - 2019  Search this
Subject of:
Black Fashion Museum, American, 1979 - 2007  Search this
Medium:
wool with plastic buttons
Dimensions:
H x W (flat): 54 1/4 × 131 1/2 in. (137.8 × 334 cm)
Type:
capes (outerwear)
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
mid 20th-late 20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Design  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion design  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:
2007.3.65
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-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5b49b6fcf-2958-4183-9610-15b1d0b017e8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.3.65
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Dark grey swing coat designed by Arthur McGee

Designed by:
Arthur McGee, American, 1933 - 2019  Search this
Subject of:
Black Fashion Museum, American, 1979 - 2007  Search this
Medium:
wool
Dimensions:
H x W (flat): 48 5/8 × 85 in. (123.5 × 215.9 cm)
Type:
coats
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
mid 20th-late 20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Design  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion design  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:
2007.3.66
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Black Fashion Museum Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd528831422-f804-4dbf-a98b-2bea0b95a9f5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.3.66
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Dark blue maxi skirt designed by Arthur McGee

Designed by:
Arthur McGee, American, 1933 - 2019  Search this
Subject of:
Black Fashion Museum, American, 1979 - 2007  Search this
Medium:
silk chiffon with metal hook-and-eyes
Dimensions:
H x W (flat): 43 1/4 × 43 in. (109.9 × 109.2 cm)
Type:
skirts
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1984
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Design  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion design  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:
2007.3.74
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Black Fashion Museum Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5394b705a-5803-418c-9c65-fe08bbe9dfda
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.3.74
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Culottes designed by Arthur McGee

Designed by:
Arthur McGee, American, 1933 - 2019  Search this
Subject of:
Black Fashion Museum, American, 1979 - 2007  Search this
Medium:
wool with metal zipper and plastic button
Dimensions:
L x W: 32 1/2 × 64 in. (82.6 × 162.6 cm)
H x W x D (on form): 29 3/4 × 24 × 21 1/2 in. (75.6 × 61 × 54.6 cm)
Type:
trousers
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
mid 20th-late 20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Design  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion design  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:
2007.3.51
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Black Fashion Museum Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Fashion
Exhibition:
Cultural Expressions
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 050
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd510ab880a-c2f7-4e5f-8103-9373108d69bf
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.3.51
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Lavender tweed swing coat designed by Arthur McGee

Designed by:
Arthur McGee, American, 1933 - 2019  Search this
Subject of:
Black Fashion Museum, American, 1979 - 2007  Search this
Medium:
wool, silk satin, and metal fasteners
Dimensions:
H x W (flat): 45 × 45 1/2 in. (114.3 × 115.6 cm)
Type:
coats
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
mid 20th-late 20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Design  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion design  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:
2007.3.52.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Black Fashion Museum Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a292c91e-7d63-4022-8c14-b9c18217ffa1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.3.52.1
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Grey jacket designed by Arthur McGee

Designed by:
Arthur McGee, American, 1933 - 2019  Search this
Subject of:
Black Fashion Museum, American, 1979 - 2007  Search this
Medium:
wool and silk
Dimensions:
H x W (flat): 30 × 25 1/4 in. (76.2 × 64.1 cm)
Type:
jackets
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
mid 20th-late 20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Design  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion design  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:
2007.3.53
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Black Fashion Museum Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd531b24e7f-4eee-4c52-b58a-da04764aa5e9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.3.53
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Grey balloon sleeve dress designed by Arthur McGee

Designed by:
Arthur McGee, American, 1933 - 2019  Search this
Subject of:
Black Fashion Museum, American, 1979 - 2007  Search this
Medium:
wool, elastic, and metal fasteners
Dimensions:
H x W (flat): 44 × 28 in. (111.8 × 71.1 cm)
Type:
dresses
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
mid 20th-late 20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Design  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion design  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:
2007.3.62
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Black Fashion Museum Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd57f6084ae-4372-43bf-9866-cedc8be20a01
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.3.62
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Light grey wool dress designed by Arthur McGee

Designed by:
Arthur McGee, American, 1933 - 2019  Search this
Subject of:
Black Fashion Museum, American, 1979 - 2007  Search this
Medium:
wool with glass buttons
Dimensions:
H x W (flat): 44 × 18 1/2 in. (111.8 × 47 cm)
Type:
dresses
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
mid 20th-late 20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Design  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion design  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:
2007.3.63
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Black Fashion Museum Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5158c4f07-a322-4b9b-86d0-5ec4a56e8abe
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.3.63
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Rose pink shirt dress and belt designed by Arthur McGee

Designed by:
Arthur McGee, American, 1933 - 2019  Search this
Subject of:
Black Fashion Museum, American, 1979 - 2007  Search this
Medium:
ab: wool
Dimensions:
H x W (flat): 43 × 22 1/2 in. (109.2 × 57.2 cm)
H x W (flat): 1 3/4 × 58 in. (4.4 × 147.3 cm)
Type:
dresses
belts (costume accessories)
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
mid 20th-late 20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Design  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion design  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:
2007.3.64ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Black Fashion Museum Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd54e1fd638-a408-4fa4-bb15-1f63d968cd7d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.3.64ab
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Cream wool cape designed by Arthur McGee

Designed by:
Arthur McGee, American, 1933 - 2019  Search this
Subject of:
Black Fashion Museum, American, 1979 - 2007  Search this
Medium:
wool with plastic buttons
Dimensions:
H x W: 44 5/8 × 35 in. (113.3 × 88.9 cm)
Type:
capes (outerwear)
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
mid 20th-late 20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Design  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion design  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:
2007.3.68
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Black Fashion Museum Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5dbdfd980-754c-4691-8f2a-d60ceb521b11
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.3.68
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Mahogany crop top, skirt, and coat designed by Arthur McGee

Designed by:
Arthur McGee, American, 1933 - 2019  Search this
Subject of:
Black Fashion Museum, American, 1979 - 2007  Search this
Medium:
crop top: cotton
skirt: cotton with metal fasteners
coat: cotton
Type:
ensembles (costume)
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
mid 20th-late 20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion design  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:
2007.3.70
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-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5016b76cf-4dac-4c27-8002-9be8342c4712
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.3.70

Pewter crop top designed by Arthur McGee

Designed by:
Arthur McGee, American, 1933 - 2019  Search this
Subject of:
Black Fashion Museum, American, 1979 - 2007  Search this
Medium:
crop top: cotton
shorts: cotton with metal fasteners
scarf: cotton
Type:
ensembles (costume)
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
mid 20th-late 20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion design  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:
2007.3.71
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Black Fashion Museum Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5057b7ba0-e810-45bc-95e0-906d3b3d1844
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.3.71

Ecru jacket and skirt with pink shirt designed by Arthur McGee

Designed by:
Arthur McGee, American, 1933 - 2019  Search this
Subject of:
Black Fashion Museum, American, 1979 - 2007  Search this
Medium:
jacket: silk
skirt: silk with metal fasteners
shirt: wool
Type:
ensembles (costume)
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
mid 20th-late 20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion design  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:
2007.3.72
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Black Fashion Museum Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd56e3e104e-cc3f-4023-93e4-1719549b00ba
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.3.72

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