Cap from Fruit of Islam uniform

Created by
Fruit of Islam, American, founded 1933
Subject of
Nation of Islam, American, founded 1930
Date
ca. 1960
Medium
polyester with cotton (textile) , patent leather
Dimensions
Size 7 1/4: 4 3/4 x 7 3/4 x 9 7/8 in. (12.1 x 19.7 x 25.1 cm)
Description
Navy blue cap with black patent leather bill; Nation of Islam crescent moon and star present at front center.
Classification
Clothing-Historical
Type
uniforms
kepis
Topic
Associations and institutions
Clothing and dress
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2010.47.2
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd54d165129-86d0-46c4-a6cc-c319bfe21eab
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