Created by
Unidentified
Worn by
De Shields, André, American, born 1946
Date
1978-1988
Medium
metal and rhinestone
Dimensions
H x W x D: 3 1/8 × 1 × 1 1/16 in. (7.9 × 2.5 × 2.7 cm)
Description
Cuff links from Ain't Misbehavin' costume ensemble for Act I worn by André De Shields. The head of the cufflink is a gold shaped triangle with a black circular rhinestone in the center. The head connects to a metal mesh chain that ends in a large hole to connect to the cuff link. The head also connects to the post and a toggle closure.
Place used
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Clothing-Costume
Adornment
Type
cuff links
Topic
Actors
Broadway Theatre
Clothing and dress
Costume
Entertainers
Musical Theatre
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of André De Shields
Object number
2018.1.1.5.7ab
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd56b4e58bf-1361-4149-8a42-6d08fcf1ba94

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