On View
1968 & Beyond Gallery
Exhibition
A Changing America: 1968 and Beyond
Manufactured by
Eden Enterprise, Inc., American, founded 2002
Date
2002-2014
Medium
plastic and metal
Dimensions
6 3/4 × 2 3/4 × 7/16 in. (17.1 × 7 × 1.1 cm)
Description
This is an afro-pick manufactured by Eden Enterprise, Inc. The pick has a black molded plastic handle shaped like a raised fist. The teeth of the pick are metal. In relief on the front of the plastic handle is text that reads "Eden/ Christina MJ/ MADE IN CHINA."
Classification
Personal Effects and Items
Movement
Black is Beautiful
Type
combs (grooming tools)
Topic
Black power
Hair
Identity
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Elaine Nichols
Object number
2014.125.1
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5725ab3d7-ff37-4051-ae0e-319c083ea67c
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