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Costume worn by Diana Ross as Billie Holiday in Lady Sings the Blues

Designed by:
Bob Mackie, American, born 1940  Search this
Ray Aghayan, Iranian American, born 1934  Search this
Norma Koch, American, 1898 - 1979  Search this
Worn by:
Diana Ross, American, born 1944  Search this
Subject of:
Billie Holiday, American, 1915 - 1959  Search this
Medium:
Dress: wool twill
Vest: wool twill, fur, and silk satin
Hat: wool twill, synthetic fiber, and
Type:
ensembles (costume)
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1972
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Costume  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Film  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Motown (Music)  Search this
Rhythm and blues (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2012.64.4
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a1780c37-054b-4deb-a565-3b6d9d34f983
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.64.4

Costume dress worn by Diana Ross as Billie Holiday in Lady Sings the Blues

Designed by:
Bob Mackie, American, born 1940  Search this
Ray Aghayan, Iranian American, born 1934  Search this
Norma Koch, American, 1898 - 1979  Search this
Worn by:
Diana Ross, American, born 1944  Search this
Subject of:
Billie Holiday, American, 1915 - 1959  Search this
Medium:
wool twill with metal hooks
Dimensions:
H x W (Flat): 48 1/2 × 19 in. (123.2 × 48.3 cm)
Type:
dresses
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1972
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Costume  Search this
Costume design  Search this
Design  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Film  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Motown (Music)  Search this
Musical films  Search this
Rhythm and blues (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2012.64.4.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Clothing-Fashion
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/fd50e431893-8cab-4be4-9167-c519a9838c13
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.64.4.1
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Costume vest by Diana Ross as Billie Holiday in Lady Sings the Blues

Designed by:
Bob Mackie, American, born 1940  Search this
Ray Aghayan, Iranian American, born 1934  Search this
Norma Koch, American, 1898 - 1979  Search this
Worn by:
Diana Ross, American, born 1944  Search this
Subject of:
Billie Holiday, American, 1915 - 1959  Search this
Medium:
wool twill, fur, and silk satin
Dimensions:
H x W x D (Flat): 21 × 21 × 3 1/2 in. (53.3 × 53.3 × 8.9 cm)
Type:
vests (main garments)
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1972
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Costume  Search this
Costume design  Search this
Design  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Film  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Motown (Music)  Search this
Musical films  Search this
Rhythm and blues (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2012.64.4.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Clothing-Fashion
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/fd5370d2ed7-cab6-446c-b9e5-c6165f189cfe
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.64.4.2

Costume hat worn by Diana Ross as Billie Holiday in Lady Sings the Blues

Designed by:
Bob Mackie, American, born 1940  Search this
Ray Aghayan, Iranian American, born 1934  Search this
Norma Koch, American, 1898 - 1979  Search this
Worn by:
Diana Ross, American, born 1944  Search this
Subject of:
Billie Holiday, American, 1915 - 1959  Search this
Medium:
wool twill, synthetic fiber, and fur
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 5 1/4 × 10 × 10 in. (13.3 × 25.4 × 25.4 cm)
Type:
hats
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1972
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Costume  Search this
Costume design  Search this
Design  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Film  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Motown (Music)  Search this
Musical films  Search this
Rhythm and blues (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2012.64.4.3
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Clothing-Fashion
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/fd53b93a9ba-feaf-49e9-8b93-045928a1c665
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.64.4.3

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