Pair of cuff links worn by Eugene Allen

Created by
Unidentified
Worn by
Allen, Eugene, American, 1919 - 2010
Date
1980s
Medium
metal, pearl
Dimensions
Diameter: 9/16 in. (1.5 cm)
Description
Cuff links from a White House butler uniform worn by Eugene Allen. The cuff links have a circular top and a rectangular toggle at the bottom to secure through the shirt cuffs. The decorative top has grey pearl inlay. One bottom toggle has a decorative center ridge while the other has a linear border.
Place used
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Clothing-Historical
Adornment
Type
cuff links
tuxedoes
Topic
Business
Clothing and dress
Government
Labor
Local and regional
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Charles E. Allen in memory of Eugene Allen & Helene Allen
Object number
2018.5.1.12.1ab
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a8428730-47a9-4092-aa27-41ce3562b938