Belt worn by an unidentified member of the Ku Klux Klan

Manufactured by
Unidentified
Subject of
Ku Klux Klan, 2nd, American, 1915 - 1944
Date
ca. 1935
Medium
rope
Dimensions
H x W x D: 13/16 × 72 7/16 × 13/16 in. (2 × 184 × 2 cm)
Description
A white rope belt worn by a Ku Klux Klan member of an undetermined rank. Each end of the belt is knotted with tassels.
Place used
United States, North and Central America
Classification
Clothing-Historical
Type
belts (costume accessories)
Topic
Clothing and dress
Fraternal organizations
United States--History--1919-1933
United States--History--1933-1945
White supremacy movements
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Anonymous Gift
Object number
2013.231.1.3
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd56d783f5f-205b-4480-bffe-fde26d39deb7