Costume worn on Soul Train by dancer Edith Lynn Pickens

Manufactured by
Unidentified
Worn by
Pickens, Edith Lynn, American
Subject of
Soul Train, American, 1971 - 2006
Medium
Crop top: synthetic fiber
Pants: cotton (fiber) and spandex
Belt: leather and brass
Type
ensembles (costume)
Place used
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States, North and Central America
Date
1970s
Description
This costume was worn by dancer Edith Lynn Pickens on the television show Soul Train in the 1970s. The outfit is comprised of three (3) pieces, a blue and floral print crop top (.1), a pair of white bell bottom pants (.2) ,and a blue leather belt (.3).
Topic
African American
Clothing and dress
Dance
Music
Television
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Edith Lynn Pickens
Object number
2015.17
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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