Tuxedo studs worn by Eugene Allen

Created by
Unidentified
Worn by
Allen, Eugene, American, 1919 - 2010
Date
1980s
Medium
pearl, metal
Dimensions
Diameter: 1/2 × 3/8 in. (1.3 × 0.9 cm)
Description
Four (4) matching tuxedo studs from a White House butler uniform worn by Eugene Allen. The studs have a flat metal base and a smaller decorative top. The top has grey pearl inlay.
Place used
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Clothing-Historical
Adornment
Type
studs (buttons)
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
2018.5.1.8a-d
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a838c319-2fc3-4ccd-a0aa-063d00b34f06