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Costume worn by Nona Hendryx of Labelle

Designed by:
Dorian Blakely  Search this
Worn by:
Nona Hendryx, American, born 1944  Search this
Subject of:
Labelle, American, founded 1962  Search this
Medium:
Headdress (.1): feather, satin, wood, metal, leather, and Velcro™
Cape (.2): synthetic fiber, metal, batting, and wire
Leather components (.3a-d): leather and metal
Wrist cuffs (.4ab): leather, metal, and batting
Boots (.5ab): plastic, synthetic fiber, leather, metal, batting, and Velcro™
Handcuffs (.6): leather and metal
Riding crop (.7): reinforced plastic, paint, leather, and metal
Type:
ensembles (costume)
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1974
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Costume  Search this
Disco (Music)  Search this
Funk (Music)  Search this
Rhythm and blues (Music)  Search this
Rock and roll (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Soul (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Nona Hendryx of Labelle
Object number:
2014.246.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd55344f26b-69ae-4eb4-9063-81602360aa2f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.246.2

Feathered headdress from a costume worn by Nona Hendryx of Labelle

Designed by:
Dorian Blakely  Search this
Worn by:
Nona Hendryx, American, born 1944  Search this
Subject of:
Labelle, American, founded 1962  Search this
Medium:
feather, satin, wood, metal, leather, and Velcro™
Dimensions:
H x W x D (On form): 33 × 29 × 31 in. (83.8 × 73.7 × 78.7 cm)
Type:
headdresses
Place used:
Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Manhattan County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1974
Topic:
African American  Search this
Costume  Search this
Costume design  Search this
Design  Search this
Disco (Music)  Search this
Funk (Music)  Search this
Rhythm and blues (Music)  Search this
Rock and roll (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Soul (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Nona Hendryx of Labelle
Object number:
2014.246.2.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd58fe130f9-0c70-486b-80de-63cf12d5c09e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.246.2.1

Black cape from a costume worn by Nona Hendryx of Labelle

Designed by:
Dorian Blakely  Search this
Worn by:
Nona Hendryx, American, born 1944  Search this
Subject of:
Labelle, American, founded 1962  Search this
Medium:
synthetic fiber, metal, batting, and wire
Dimensions:
H x W x D (On form): 68 × 26 × 25 in. (172.7 × 66 × 63.5 cm)
Type:
capes (outerwear)
Place used:
Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Manhattan County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1974
Topic:
African American  Search this
Costume  Search this
Costume design  Search this
Design  Search this
Disco (Music)  Search this
Funk (Music)  Search this
Rhythm and blues (Music)  Search this
Rock and roll (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Soul (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Nona Hendryx of Labelle
Object number:
2014.246.2.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd52615d0a2-15c1-47f5-b05a-cf51cb8afc37
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.246.2.2

Collar, breast covers, and codpiece from a costume worn by Nona Hendryx

Designed by:
Dorian Blakely  Search this
Worn by:
Nona Hendryx, American, born 1944  Search this
Subject of:
Labelle, American, founded 1962  Search this
Medium:
leather and metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D ((a) On form): 7 × 20 1/2 × 8 in. (17.8 × 52.1 × 20.3 cm)
H x W x D ((b) On form): 7 × 1/2 × 3 1/2 in. (17.8 × 1.3 × 8.9 cm)
H x W x D ((c) On form): 7 × 7 × 4 in. (17.8 × 17.8 × 10.2 cm)
H x W x D ((d) On form): 5 3/16 × 3 1/2 × 2 3/8 in. (13.2 × 8.9 × 6 cm)
Type:
codpieces
collars (neckwear)
Place used:
Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Manhattan County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1974
Topic:
African American  Search this
Costume  Search this
Costume design  Search this
Design  Search this
Disco (Music)  Search this
Funk (Music)  Search this
Rhythm and blues (Music)  Search this
Rock and roll (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Soul (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Nona Hendryx of Labelle
Object number:
2014.246.2.3a-d
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd51efbb4ea-f1d5-4768-9752-7d8b47e40150
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.246.2.3a-d

Wrist cuffs from a costume worn by Nona Hendryx of Labelle

Designed by:
Dorian Blakely  Search this
Worn by:
Nona Hendryx, American, born 1944  Search this
Subject of:
Labelle, American, founded 1962  Search this
Medium:
leather, metal, and batting
Dimensions:
H x W x D ((a) On form): 7 1/2 × 4 × 4 in. (19.1 × 10.2 × 10.2 cm)
H x W x D ((b) On form): 7 1/2 × 4 1/4 × 3 3/4 in. (19.1 × 10.8 × 9.5 cm)
Type:
cuffs (costume components)
Place used:
Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Manhattan County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1974
Topic:
African American  Search this
Costume  Search this
Costume design  Search this
Design  Search this
Disco (Music)  Search this
Funk (Music)  Search this
Rhythm and blues (Music)  Search this
Rock and roll (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Soul (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Nona Hendryx of Labelle
Object number:
2014.246.2.4ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5b0b1da83-74e3-41e8-a2aa-19be150fa5fe
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.246.2.4ab

Platform boots from a costume worn by Nona Hendryx of Labelle

Designed by:
Dorian Blakely  Search this
Worn by:
Nona Hendryx, American, born 1944  Search this
Subject of:
Labelle, American, founded 1962  Search this
Medium:
plastic, synthetic fiber, leather, metal, batting, and Velcro™
Dimensions:
H x W x D (a): 19 × 9 1/4 × 3 3/4 in. (48.3 × 23.5 × 9.5 cm)
H x W x D (b): 18 × 3 3/4 × 9 3/8 in. (45.7 × 9.5 × 23.8 cm)
Type:
boots
Place used:
Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Manhattan County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1974
Topic:
African American  Search this
Costume  Search this
Costume design  Search this
Design  Search this
Disco (Music)  Search this
Funk (Music)  Search this
Rhythm and blues (Music)  Search this
Rock and roll (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Soul (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Nona Hendryx of Labelle
Object number:
2014.246.2.5ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5f878be78-7f25-4248-94e8-3fe367e58efa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.246.2.5ab

Prop handcuffs from a costume worn by Nona Hendryx of Labelle

Designed by:
Dorian Blakely  Search this
Worn by:
Nona Hendryx, American, born 1944  Search this
Subject of:
Labelle, American, founded 1962  Search this
Medium:
metal and leather
Dimensions:
H x W x D (On form): 7 3/4 × 4 3/4 × 2 in. (19.7 × 12.1 × 5.1 cm)
H x W x D (Flat): 4 5/8 × 10 3/8 × 1 in. (11.7 × 26.4 × 2.5 cm)
Type:
handcuffs
props
Place used:
Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Manhattan County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1974
Topic:
African American  Search this
Costume  Search this
Costume design  Search this
Design  Search this
Disco (Music)  Search this
Funk (Music)  Search this
Rhythm and blues (Music)  Search this
Rock and roll (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Soul (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Nona Hendryx of Labelle
Object number:
2014.246.2.6
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd56ccf186d-1194-44be-bd81-89c5b17589d1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.246.2.6

Prop riding crop from a costume worn by Nona Hendryx of Labelle

Designed by:
Dorian Blakely  Search this
Worn by:
Nona Hendryx, American, born 1944  Search this
Subject of:
Labelle, American, founded 1962  Search this
Medium:
reinforced plastic, paint, leather, and metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D (On form): 25 5/8 × 11/16 × 3/4 in. (65.1 × 1.7 × 1.9 cm)
H x W x D (Flat): 25 5/8 × 2 1/2 × 3/4 in. (65.1 × 6.4 × 1.9 cm)
Type:
crops (animal equipment)
props
Place used:
Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Manhattan County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1974
Topic:
African American  Search this
Costume  Search this
Costume design  Search this
Design  Search this
Disco (Music)  Search this
Funk (Music)  Search this
Rhythm and blues (Music)  Search this
Rock and roll (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Soul (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Nona Hendryx of Labelle
Object number:
2014.246.2.7
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a954c9b4-cf1d-48e7-a928-a2a44b4cfab3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.246.2.7

Costume worn by Nona Hendryx of Labelle

Designed by:
Larry LeGaspi, American, 1950 - 2001  Search this
Worn by:
Nona Hendryx, American, born 1944  Search this
Subject of:
Labelle, American, founded 1962  Search this
Medium:
Skullcap: synthetic fiber and batting
Bodysuit: synthetic fiber, metal zipper
Vest: synthetic fiber, batting, metal, and elastic
Boot Covers: synthetic fiber, batting, Velcro™, and elastic
Dimensions:
H x W x D (Skullcap (flat)): 20 1/4 × 11 × 1 1/4 in. (51.4 × 27.9 × 3.2 cm)
H x W x D (Skullcap (on form)): 20 1/2 × 9 × 9 1/2 in. (52.1 × 22.9 × 24.1 cm)
H x W (Bodysuit (flat)): 55 1/2 × 29 in. (141 × 73.7 cm)
H x W x D (Bodysuit (on form)): 54 1/2 × 18 × 11 in. (138.4 × 45.7 × 27.9 cm)
H x W (Bodysuit (inseam)): 29 in. (73.7 cm)
H x W x D (Vest (flat)): 55 × 28 1/2 × 1/2 in. (139.7 × 72.4 × 1.3 cm)
H x W x D (Vest (on form)): 27 × 26 × 12 1/2 in. (68.6 × 66 × 31.8 cm)
H x W x D (Boot cover (.a, left, flat)): 23 × 8 × 1 in. (58.4 × 20.3 × 2.5 cm)
H x W x D (Boot cover (.b, right, flat)): 23 1/2 × 8 1/4 × 1 in. (59.7 × 21 × 2.5 cm)
H x W x D (Boot cover (.a, left, on form)): 23 1/2 × 4 1/2 × 7 1/2 in. (59.7 × 11.4 × 19.1 cm)
H x W x D (Boot cover (.b, right, on form)): 22 × 4 1/2 × 7 3/4 in. (55.9 × 11.4 × 19.7 cm)
Type:
main garments for the upper body
body stockings
skullcaps
overshoes
Date:
1975
Topic:
African American  Search this
Costume  Search this
Costume design  Search this
Design  Search this
Disco (Music)  Search this
Funk (Music)  Search this
Rhythm and blues (Music)  Search this
Rock and roll (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Soul (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Nona Hendryx of Labelle
Object number:
2014.246.3.1-.4ab
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/fd525c8c82c-5df6-48f2-8e88-e0234baade5d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.246.3.1-.4ab

Yellow headpiece from a costume worn by Nona Hendryx

Designed by:
Ronald Kolodzie, 1940 - 2010  Search this
Worn by:
Nona Hendryx, American, born 1944  Search this
Medium:
synthetic fiber
Dimensions:
H x W x D (On form): 36 × 12 1/2 × 10 in. (91.4 × 31.8 × 25.4 cm)
H x W x D (Flat): 39 1/2 × 14 3/4 × 1 1/4 in. (100.3 × 37.5 × 3.2 cm)
Type:
hoods (headgear)
Date:
1981-1982
Topic:
African American  Search this
Costume  Search this
Costume design  Search this
Design  Search this
Disco (Music)  Search this
Funk (Music)  Search this
Rock and roll (Music)  Search this
Soul (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Nona Hendryx of Labelle
Object number:
2014.246.4.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd567b1d9c7-2202-4809-a671-76945b659c0a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.246.4.1

Yellow bodysuit from a costume worn by Nona Hendryx

Designed by:
Ronald Kolodzie, 1940 - 2010  Search this
Worn by:
Nona Hendryx, American, born 1944  Search this
Medium:
synthetic fiber, leather, metal, and batting
Dimensions:
H x W x D ((a) on form): 28 1/4 × 34 × 10 1/2 in. (71.8 × 86.4 × 26.7 cm)
H x W x D ((a) flat): 32 × 25 1/4 × 4 1/4 in. (81.3 × 64.1 × 10.8 cm)
H x W x D ((b) on form): 3 × 8 × 8 1/2 in. (7.6 × 20.3 × 21.6 cm)
H x W x D ((b) flat): 2 3/16 × 48 1/2 × 1/4 in. (5.6 × 123.2 × 0.6 cm)
Type:
main garments for the upper body
belts (costume accessories)
Date:
1981-1982
Topic:
African American  Search this
Costume  Search this
Costume design  Search this
Design  Search this
Disco (Music)  Search this
Funk (Music)  Search this
Rock and roll (Music)  Search this
Soul (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Nona Hendryx of Labelle
Object number:
2014.246.4.2ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a41c5128-c989-4873-b8fe-979b93df38f0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.246.4.2ab

Gray jodhpur-style chaps worn by Nona Hendryx

Designed by:
Ronald Kolodzie, 1940 - 2010  Search this
Worn by:
Nona Hendryx, American, born 1944  Search this
Medium:
synthetic fiber, leather, and metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D ((abc) on form): 43 3/4 × 28 × 9 1/2 in. (111.1 × 71.1 × 24.1 cm)
H x W ((ab) flat): 42 3/4 × 35 in. (108.6 × 88.9 cm)
H x W x D ((c) flat): 1 × 28 1/4 × 1/4 in. (2.5 × 71.8 × 0.6 cm)
Type:
chaps
Date:
1981-1982
Topic:
African American  Search this
Costume  Search this
Costume design  Search this
Design  Search this
Disco (Music)  Search this
Funk (Music)  Search this
Rock and roll (Music)  Search this
Soul (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Nona Hendryx of Labelle
Object number:
2014.246.4.3abc
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5cb328dd3-81c8-416c-ace7-19bfc5b3b694
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.246.4.3abc

Silver unitard worn by Nona Hendryx

Manufactured by:
Gilda Marx, Inc., 1977 - 1996  Search this
Worn by:
Nona Hendryx, American, born 1944  Search this
Medium:
synthetic fiber
Dimensions:
H x W x D (On form): 49 1/2 × 12 1/2 × 10 in. (125.7 × 31.8 × 25.4 cm)
H x W (Flat): 47 1/2 × 10 1/2 in. (120.7 × 26.7 cm)
Type:
body stockings
Date:
1977-1996
Topic:
African American  Search this
Costume  Search this
Disco (Music)  Search this
Funk (Music)  Search this
Rock and roll (Music)  Search this
Soul (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Nona Hendryx of Labelle
Object number:
2014.246.5
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5797f2fa7-0f6a-4ccb-b53f-fde1e9d1392e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.246.5

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