Green medical scrubs worn by Dr. Ben Carson

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Manufactured by
Standard Textile, American, founded 1940
Worn by
Dr. Ben Carson, American, born 1951
Medium
a: cotton and polyester blend cloth;
b: cotton and polyester blend cloth, synthetic fiber woven tape
Dimensions
H x W (Flat (a)): 31 1/2 × 28 in. (80 × 71.1 cm)
Chest: 21 1/2 in. (54.6 cm)
H x W (Flat (b)): 42 1/2 × 22 in. (108 × 55.9 cm)
Inseam: 29 in. (73.7 cm)
Type
shirts
trousers
Date
1984-2012
Description
These green medical scrubs were worn by Dr. Ben Carson. The shirt (a) is made from a seafoam green cotton and polyester blend fabric. It is a short sleeved, V-neck T-shirt with straight-cut sides. There is a white strip of fabric along the back collar area. The shirt is reversible, with seams finished on both sides. There is one (1) patch pocket on the proper left breast. One (1) additional patch pocket is sewn at the interior proper left breast. When the shirt is reversed this interior pocket becomes the exterior proper left pocket. A very faded manufacturer's label is sewn at the center back collar that reads "standardtextile / SOFTWEAVE / 55% COTTON / 45% POLYESTER" followed by size and care information.
The pants (b) are made from the same seafoam green cotton and polyester blend fabric. The legs are straight-cut and the pants tie at the waist with woven tape made from a synthetic fiber. The pants are reversible, with seams finished on both sides. There is one (1) patch pocket on the proper left back below the waist. One (1) additional patch pocket is sewn at the interior proper left below the waist. When the pants are reversed this interior pocket becomes the exterior back right pocket. A faded manufacturer's label is sewn at the center back waist that reads "standardtextile / SOFTWEAVE / 55% COTTON / 45% POLYESTER" followed by size and care information.
Topic
African American
Clothing and dress
Medicine
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Benjamin S. Carson, Sr., MD
Object number
2012.73.5ab
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Clothing-Historical
Exhibition
Making a Way Out of No Way
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 050
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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