White lab coat worn by Dr. Ben Carson

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Manufactured by
Uniflair Inc., American
Worn by
Dr. Ben Carson, American, born 1951
Medium
cotton and polyester blend cloth, plastic buttons
Dimensions
H x W x D (On Form): 37 1/4 x 23 x 14 1/2 in. (94.6 x 58.4 x 36.8 cm)
H x W (Flat): 37 1/2 × 19 1/4 in. (95.3 × 48.9 cm)
Type
smocks
Date
1984-2012
Description
This white medical lab coat was worn by Dr. Ben Carson. The coat is single-breasted with full-length straight cut sleeves and a standard collar with a short notched lapel. The coat closes at the center front with five (5) opaque white round plastic buttons. There is one (1) patch pocket at the proper left breast and two (2) patch pockets, one at each front side waist. A rectangular patch of white fabric is sewn above the breast pocket with black machine-embroidered cursive test reading "Dr. Ben Carson". Slits are placed in each side seam near the waist pockets. A manufacturer's label is sewn at the interior center back neck that reads "uniflair / 'THE ELEGANT LOOK'". A dry cleaner's label is attached to the manufacturer's label with a plastic tag.
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
2012.73.6
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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