Dress worn by Celia Cruz

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Created by
Arteaga, José Enrique, Cuban American
Worn by
Cruz, Celia, Cuban American, 1925 - 2003
Medium
sequin
Dimensions
L x W: 53 1/4 x 48 1/2 in. (135.3 x 123.2 cm)
Waist: 20 in. (50.8 cm)
Type
dresses
Date
1970s
Description
Red, gold, and blue sequin dress designed with horizontal, varied stripes and large open sleeves.
Topic
African American
Clothing and dress
Fashion
Singers (Musicians)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Celia Cruz Knight Estate
Object number
2013.8
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Clothing-Historical
Exhibition
Musical Crossroads
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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