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Green wrap hat made by Vanilla Beane

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Created by
Beane, Vanilla, American, born 1919
Medium
velveteen on buckram
Dimensions
5 1/4 × 7 1/4 × 8 1/4 in. (13.3 × 18.4 × 21 cm)
Type
hats
Place made
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date
1950-1969
Description
A green velveteen hat with a layered design made by Vanilla Beane. The hat is circular with a rounded peak and constructed by layering a strip of fabric over itself in a wrapped design. The base of the fabric is a light green while the pile is a darker green, giving the hat a two-tone appearance. The interior is supported by a molded buckram form to which the exterior of the hat has been sewn.
Topic
African American
Business
Clothing and dress
Local and regional
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Vanilla Beane
Object number
2013.141.1
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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