Denim bucket hat worn by Jimmie Walker as J.J. Evans on Good Times

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Designed by
Riggs, Rita, American, born 1930
Manufactured by
Cali-Fame of Los Angeles, Inc., American, founded 1925
Worn by
Jimmie Walker, American, born 1947
Medium
cotton denim, twill tape, and synthetic fiber
Dimensions
H x W x D (On form): 9 1/4 × 9 3/4 × 10 in. (23.5 × 24.8 × 25.4 cm)
Type
hats
Place used
United States, North and Central America
Date
1974-1979
Description
Blue denim bucket hat with quilted brim worn by Jimmie Walker as the character James "JJ" Evans Jr. on the television show "Good Times." The interior of the cap portion is not lined, though the seams are covered in black twill tape. There is an interior hat band of black synthetic lining material. A white clothing tag with brown printed text is sewn at the center back of the interior band that reads: "Cali-Fame / of / Los Angeles / XL".
Topic
African American
Actors
Clothing and dress
Comedy
Costume
Families
Sitcoms
Stereotypes
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2014.26.1
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Clothing-Costume
Exhibition
Taking the Stage
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 054
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture