Suspenders worn by Eugene Allen

Created by
Unidentified
Worn by
Allen, Eugene, American, 1919 - 2010
Date
1980s
Medium
synthetic fiber, metal
Dimensions
H x W x D (folded): 18 1/4 × 9 1/2 × 1 in. (46.4 × 24.1 × 2.5 cm)
Description
Suspenders from a White House butler uniform worn by Eugene Allen. The white suspenders have ribbed elastic fabric. There are metal clasps at the ends to connect the suspenders to a waistband.
Place used
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Clothing-Historical
Type
tuxedoes
suspenders (garment supports)
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
2018.5.1.5
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5bcf37540-ba82-4215-a0f9-dee5ca0f644c