Vest from the Sho'Nuff costume in The Last Dragon

Designed by
De Mora, Robert
Worn by
Carry, Julius J. III, American, 1952 - 2008
Subject of
de Passe Entertainment, founded 1968
Medium
polyester and cotton with metal
Dimensions
H x W: 40 3/4 x 30 in. (103.5 x 76.2 cm)
Type
vests (main garments)
Date
1985
Description
A red polyester vest with white floral patches sewn into the shoulders. The vest has dark red lining with a wave-like pattern. Metal safety pins hold the sleeves to the body. A black cotton fabric lines the edges of the inside of the vest.
Topic
African American
Clothing and dress
Film
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, "I am the Master, Sho'Nuff!" Gift of Naomi Carry in loving memory of Julius J. Carry, III
Object number
2013.49.1.1
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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