Designed by
Arthur McGee, American, 1933 - 2019
Subject of
Black Fashion Museum, American, 1979 - 2007
Date
mid 20th-late 20th century
Medium
wool with metal fasteners
Dimensions
H x W (flat): 30 1/2 × 42 in. (77.5 × 106.7 cm)
Description
Taupe wool twill skirt designed by Arthur McGee. The skirt is made from two (2) pieces of fabric cut in the same asymmetric shape and then sewn together, with the pieces wrapping around the body and creating a full circle flair skirt. The skirt has a short waistband and falls just below the knee. It closes at the center back waist with a zipper and one (1) hook into a thread loop. The skirt is not lined and there are no labels.
Place made
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Collection title
Black Fashion Museum Collection
Classification
Clothing-Fashion
Type
skirts
Topic
Clothing and dress
Design
Fashion
Fashion design
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
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5de901426-a295-49a9-af0c-c9d2912b123c
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