Alpha Kappa Alpha jacket owned by Sarah Clark

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  • Image for Alpha Kappa Alpha jacket owned by Sarah Clark
  • Image for Alpha Kappa Alpha jacket owned by Sarah Clark
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Manufactured by
Unidentified
Owned by
Clark, Sara M., American, 1936 - 2001
Subject of
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, founded 1908
Medium
synthetic fiber and elastic
Dimensions
H x W: 30 1/2 x 24 in. (77.5 x 61 cm)
Type
jackets
Date
after 1954
Description
A shiny green jacket with embroidery on the front and back. The jacket’s sleeve cuff, waist, and collar are made of elastic material. The jacket has a white lining and a black zipper down front. Embroidery on the proper right chest of the jacket reads "Sara." Embroidery on the proper left chest of the jacket reads “A.K.A." The Alpha Kappa Alpha seal and the Alpha Kappa Alpha motto are embroidered on the jackets back.
Topic
African American
Clothing and dress
Education
Sororities
Women
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Historical Society of Washington, DC and the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
Object number
2013.133.1.5
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Clothing-Historical
Memorabilia and Ephemera
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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