Director's chair cover for Bernadine Anderson from the Harlem Nights set

Created by
Unidentified
Used by
Anderson, Bernadine M., American, born 1942
Subject of
Black Stuntmen's Association, founded 1967
Medium
canvas
Dimensions
6 11/16 x 20 3/4 x 1/2 in. (17 x 52.7 x 1.3 cm)
Type
covers (overlying objects)
Place used
Los Angeles, California, United States, North and Central America
Date
ca. 1989
Description
Black canvas director's chair back. One side features a white graphic of a top hat, gloves, and cane with the text [HARLEM / NIGHTS]. White text centered on the other side reads [Bernadine Anderson / MAKE-UP ARTIST]. The rectangular canvas is sewn into a loop on either end.
Topic
African American
Cosmetics
Hollywood (Film)
Labor
Professional organizations
Race discrimination
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Bernadine M. Anderson
Object number
2014.15.2
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Tools and Equipment-Occupational
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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