Black t-shirt with a photograph of MC Sha-Rock owned by MC Lyte

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Created by
Sedgwick & Cedar, American, founded 1973
Owned by
MC Lyte, American, born 1971
Subject of
MC Sha-Rock, American, born 1962
Medium
cotton
Dimensions
H x W: 22 x 13 in. (55.9 x 33 cm)
Type
T-shirts
Date
1990-2010
Description
Black crew neck fitted t-shirt with a screen-printed image in silver and gray at the center front. The image is a photograph of MC Sha-Rock wearing a t-shirt that says "I'M SHA ROCK AN [illegible]". Printed above the photograph is the text "MOTHER OF THE MIC" and below the photograph text reads "SHA-ROCK" at the left facing corner, with the logo of the manufacturer printed in the right corner. A fabric tag with machine embroidery is sewn on the t-shirt at the proper left front near the hem that reads "Sedgwick & Cedar / Vintage Clothing Company / LIMITED EDITION DESIGN / legendary city style 1973". There is a manufacturer's tag at the center back interior neck with an additional tag with fiber content and size large information.
Topic
African American
Clothing and dress
Fashion
Hip hop (Music)
Women
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of MC Lyte
Object number
2011.118.7
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
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

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