Suit worn by Sherman Hemsley as George Jefferson on The Jeffersons

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Designed by
Riggs, Rita, American, born 1930
Potter, Betsey, American
Worn by
Hemsley, Sherman Alexander, American, 1938 - 2012
Subject of
The Jeffersons, American, 1975 - 1985
Designed by
Faret, Michel, French
Cassini, Oleg, American, 1913 - 2006
Manufactured by
Hathaway Shirt Company, 1853 - 2002
Medium
Jacket: wool, synthetic fiber, and plastic
Trousers: wool, synthetic fiber, and plastic
Waistcoat: wool, synthetic fiber, and plastic
Shirt: cotton, polyester, and plastic
Tie: silk and Velcro™
Dimensions
H x W x D (.1-.5, on form): 60 × 22 1/2 × 12 in. (152.4 × 57.2 × 30.5 cm)
Type
ensembles (costume)
Place used
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States
Date
1975
Description
2013.145.1: A suit worn by actor Sherman Hemsley as the character George Jefferson on the television show "The Jeffersons." .1 = jacket; .2 = trousers; .3 = waistcoat; .4 = shirt; .5ab = tie
Topic
African American
Actors
Clothing and dress
Costume
Sitcoms
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2013.145.1
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Clothing-Costume
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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