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costume

Physical Description:
fabric, machine woven (overall material)
metal (snaps material)
Measurements:
overall: 43 in x 13 in; 109.22 cm x 33.02 cm
suit: 44 in x 18 1/2 in; 111.76 cm x 46.99 cm
mask: 13 in x 9 in; 33.02 cm x 22.86 cm
Object Name:
Costume
Subject:
Halloween  Search this
Costume  Search this
Credit Line:
Mrs. Janet L. Gray
ID Number:
1989.0417.01
Accession number:
1989.0417
Catalog number:
1989.0417.01
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a8-f0a0-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1054304
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costume fragment

Physical Description:
white (overall color)
fabric, silk (overall material)
Object Name:
Costume Fragment
ID Number:
ZZ.RSN81597Y01
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Political and Military History: Political History, General History Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-f58b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Uncle Sam Costume, 1956

Physical Description:
synthetic fibers (overall material)
red; white; blue (overall color)
Measurements:
overall jacket: 44 in x 22 in; 111.76 cm x 55.88 cm
Object Name:
Costume
Object Type:
costume
Costume
Place made:
United States: Wisconsin
Date made:
1984
1956-05-25
Subject:
Parades  Search this
Costume  Search this
Credit Line:
Marcella M. Leppien
ID Number:
1984.0974.02
Accession number:
1984.0974
Catalog number:
1984.0974.02
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Political History, General History Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith
Exhibition:
American Democracy
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-656b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_531662
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costume

Physical Description:
cotton (overall material)
metal (safety pins material)
Measurements:
overall: 70 cm x 143 cm; 27 9/16 in x 56 5/16 in
Object Name:
Costume
Used:
United States: Ohio, Hamilton
Date made:
ca 1935
Subject:
Halloween  Search this
Clowns  Search this
Credit Line:
Clyde N. Bowden
ID Number:
1991.0176.13
Catalog number:
1991.0176.13
Accession number:
1991.0176
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-244e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1074177
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costume

Physical Description:
cotton (skirt; bolero material)
rayon (sash material)
metal, brass (bells material)
Measurements:
skirt: 62 cm x 89 cm; 24 13/32 in x 35 1/32 in
sash: 15.6 cm x 136 cm; 6 5/32 in x 53 17/32 in
bolero: 42 cm x 39 cm; 16 17/32 in x 15 11/32 in
Object Name:
Costume
Used:
United States: Ohio, Hamilton
Date made:
ca 1935
Subject:
Halloween  Search this
Holidays and Celebrations, general  Search this
Credit Line:
Clyde N. Bowden
ID Number:
1991.0176.14
Catalog number:
1991.0176.14
Accession number:
1991.0176
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-ca62-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1074253

Stage costume worn by Jermaine Jackson

Created by:
International Costume Co., American  Search this
Worn by:
Jermaine Jackson, American, born 1954  Search this
Used by:
The Jackson 5, American, 1964 - 1975  Search this
Medium:
polyester, silk (textile), metal
Dimensions:
H x W (Shirt, Laid Flat, Arms Folded): 30 × 18 in. (76.2 × 45.7 cm)
H x W (Pants, Laid Flat): 44 1/2 × 22 in. (113 × 55.9 cm)
Waist: 14 3/4 in. (37.5 cm)
Shoulder Width: 16 15/16 in. (43 cm)
Sleeve Length: 26 in. (66 cm)
Type:
costume
Date:
1972
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Motown (Music)  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2010.23.2ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
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:
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EDAN-URL:
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costume

Physical Description:
cotton (overall material)
metal, brass (bell material)
flannel (overall material)
metal (overall material)
muslin (overall material)
Measurements:
trousers: 33 cm x 39 cm; 13 in x 15 11/32 in
jacket: 45 cm x 55 cm; 17 23/32 in x 21 21/32 in
belt: 7 cm x 91 cm; 2 3/4 in x 35 13/16 in
cap: 25 cm x 37 cm; 9 27/32 in x 14 9/16 in
Object Name:
Costume
Used:
United States: Ohio, Hamilton
Date made:
ca 1935
Subject:
Christmas  Search this
Santa Claus  Search this
Credit Line:
Clyde N. Bowden
ID Number:
1991.0176.17
Catalog number:
1991.0176.17
Accession number:
1991.0176
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-2bbc-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1074266

costume

Physical Description:
cotton (shorts; sash; hat material)
metal (sash ends material)
elastic (shorts top material)
muslin (shirt material)
flannel (hat material)
Measurements:
shorts: 37 cm x 36 cm; 14 9/16 in x 14 3/16 in
sash: 135 cm; 53 5/32 in
shirt: 40 cm x 45 cm; 15 3/4 in x 17 23/32 in
hat: 19 cm x 40 cm; 7 15/32 in x 15 3/4 in
Object Name:
Costume
Used:
United States: Ohio, Hamilton
Date made:
ca 1935
Subject:
Halloween  Search this
pirate  Search this
Credit Line:
Clyde N. Bowden
ID Number:
1991.0176.15
Catalog number:
1991.0176.15
Accession number:
1991.0176
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-2996-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1074257

costume

Physical Description:
cotton (overall material)
elastic (trousers; spats material)
metal (jacket snap material)
flannel (hood; bag material)
Measurements:
trousers: 50 cm x 57 cm; 19 11/16 in x 22 7/16 in
spat: 15 cm x 30 cm; 5 29/32 in x 11 13/16 in
spat: 15 cm x 30 cm; 5 29/32 in x 11 13/16 in
jacket: 40 cm x 49 cm; 15 3/4 in x 19 9/32 in
hood: 22 cm x 31 cm; 8 21/32 in x 12 7/32 in
bag: 29 cm x 32 cm; 11 13/32 in x 12 19/32 in
Object Name:
Costume
Used:
United States: Ohio, Hamilton
Date made:
ca 1935
Subject:
Halloween  Search this
Christmas  Search this
Santa Claus  Search this
Credit Line:
Clyde N. Bowden
ID Number:
1991.0176.16
Catalog number:
1991.0176.16
Accession number:
1991.0176
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-299a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1074261

Space Patrol Halloween Costume

Physical Description:
fabric (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
cardboard (box material)
plastic (box material)
Measurements:
costume: 35 1/2 in x 38 in; 90.17 cm x 96.52 cm
mask: 9 in x 6 3/4 in x 2 1/8 in; 22.86 cm x 17.145 cm x 5.3975 cm
box: 2 1/4 in x 9 in x 11 in; 5.715 cm x 22.86 cm x 27.94 cm
Object Name:
costume
Place made:
United States
Subject:
Children  Search this
Costume  Search this
Halloween  Search this
ID Number:
1990.0489.01
Accession number:
1990.0489
Catalog number:
1990.0489.01
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-420e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1322292
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Nuclearman costume

User:
Pillow, Mark  Search this
Designer:
Bermans & Nathans  Search this
Maker:
Bermans & Nathans  Search this
Physical Description:
felt (cape; gauntlet lining material)
plastic (details; belt material)
metal (snaps; zippers material)
lycra (leotard; tights material)
velcro (tights waistband; gauntlet fasteners material)
leather (boots material)
adhesive (details material)
Measurements:
cape, at top: 52 in x 14 in; 132.08 cm x 35.56 cm
cape, at bottom: 52 in x 100 in; 132.08 cm x 254 cm
leotard: 24 in x 15 in; 60.96 cm x 38.1 cm
boots: 21 1/2 in x 4 in x 11 in; 54.61 cm x 10.16 cm x 27.94 cm
Object Name:
Costume
Object Type:
costume
Costume
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, London
Date made:
1987
Subject:
Motion Pictures  Search this
Superman  Search this
Credit Line:
DC Comics, Incorporated
ID Number:
1987.0213.035
Accession number:
1987.0213
Catalog number:
1987.0213.035
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Movies
Popular Entertainment
Movie Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-4045-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_682891
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Scarecrow Costume

User:
Bolger, Ray  Search this
Designer:
Adrian  Search this
Physical Description:
felt (overall material)
straw (overall material)
leather (overall material)
wool (overall material)
twine (overall material)
metal (overall material)
cotton (overall material)
Measurements:
approximately: 7 ft x 31 in x 21 1/2 in; 2.1336 m x 78.74 cm x 54.61 cm
Object Name:
costume
Date made:
1939
Subject:
Wizard of Oz  Search this
Movie  Search this
Music  Search this
Related Publication:
Kendrick, Kathleen M. and Peter C. Liebhold. Smithsonian Treasures of American History
ID Number:
COLL.1987.0608
Accession number:
1987.0608
Catalog number:
1987.0608.01
1987.0608.02
1987.0608.03
1987.0608.04
1987.0608.05
1987.0608.06
1987.0608.07
1987.0608.08
1987.0608.09
1987.0608.10
1987.0608.11
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
National Treasures exhibit
Movies
Clothing & Accessories
Popular Entertainment
Movie Collection
Textiles
Highlights from the Culture and the Arts Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-9973-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1349320

Superman Costume, worn by George Reeves on The Adventures of Superman

User:
Reeves, George  Search this
Maker:
Western Costume  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 60 in x 24 in; 152.4 cm x 60.96 cm
Object Name:
Costume
Object Type:
costume
Costume
Place made:
United States: California, Los Angeles
Date made:
1952 - 1958
Subject:
Superman  Search this
Television  Search this
Credit Line:
DC Comics, Incorporated
ID Number:
1987.0213.163
Accession number:
1987.0213
Catalog number:
1987.0213.163
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Popular Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-f2f1-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_682946
Online Media:

Carriage Costume

Object Name:
Fashion Plate
Other Terms:
Fashion Plate; Female
Date made:
1824
ID Number:
CS.228001.0295
Catalog number:
228001.0295
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Cultural and Community Life: Costume
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a1-4563-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Opera Costume

Object Name:
Fashion Plate
Other Terms:
Fashion Plate; Female
Published in:
United Kingdom: England, London
Date made:
1826-03
ID Number:
CS.228001.0336
Catalog number:
228001.0336
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Cultural and Community Life: Costume
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-06ef-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_350704

Home Costume

Object Name:
Fashion Plate
Other Terms:
Fashion Plate; Female
Published in:
United Kingdom: England, London
Date made:
1826-10
ID Number:
CS.228001.0352
Catalog number:
228001.0352
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Cultural and Community Life: Costume
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-05fd-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_350719

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
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/fd55344f26b-69ae-4eb4-9063-81602360aa2f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.246.2

Costume for the Wizard in The Wiz on Broadway

Designed by:
Geoffrey Holder, Trinidadian American, 1930 - 2014  Search this
Created by:
Grace Costumes Inc., American, founded 1961  Search this
Worn by:
André De Shields, American, born 1946  Search this
Subject of:
Black Fashion Museum, American, 1979 - 2007  Search this
Medium:
Jumpsuit (.1): synthetic fiber, rhinestones, and Velcro™
Cape (.2): synthetic fiber, fur, sequins, and rhinestones
Headpiece (.3): synthetic fiber, batting, rhinestones, and Velcro™
Boots (.4): leather, wood, paint, and metal
Type:
ensembles (costume)
Place used:
New York City, Manhattan, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1975
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Costume  Search this
Musical Theatre  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:
2007.3.8
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Black Fashion Museum Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd58294838f-7159-4ab0-a924-6e62a0e84c8e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.3.8
Online Media:

Costume Accessory

Physical Description:
silk (overall material)
cotton (overall material)
metal, white (ornament material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 in x 2 5/8 in x 2 in; 2.54 cm x 6.6675 cm x 5.08 cm
Object Name:
accessory, costume
Place made; place used:
United States: Virginia, Alexandria
Date made:
1850-1900
Credit Line:
Gift of The Heirs of William and Dennis Ramsay
ID Number:
DL.220760.012
Accession number:
220760
Catalog number:
220760.012
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a8-8885-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1000610
Online Media:

Male Costume

Artist:
Joshua C. Taylor, born Hillsboro, OR 1917-died Washington, DC 1981  Search this
Medium:
pencil on paper
Type:
Drawing
Topic:
Dress\historic  Search this
Dress\costume  Search this
Figure male\full length  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Elizabeth Johnson and Mrs. Loreine Wuorinen
Object number:
1981.161.10
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk74f7b607b-a2ae-4d59-bf96-c8b6b7861043
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1981.161.10

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