Cap from Fruit of Islam uniform

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Created by
Fruit of Islam, American, founded 1933
Subject of
Nation of Islam, American, founded 1930
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)
Type
kepis
Date
ca. 1960
Description
Navy blue cap with black patent leather bill; Nation of Islam crescent moon and star present at front center.
Topic
African American
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
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Clothing-Historical
Exhibition
Defending Freedom, Defining Freedom: The Era of Segregation, 1876-1968
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 2, C 2053
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture