Yellow sweatshirt with "Happy I'm Nappy" design

Designed by
Jackson-Garrett, Caprece, American
Created by
Happy I'm Nappy Collectibles, Inc., American, founded 1984
Date
ca. 1995
Medium
cotton (textile) and polyester
Dimensions
H x W (flat): 24 11/16 × 20 15/16 in. (65.6 × 52.7 cm)
Description
This garment is a mustard-yellow adult long-sleeved sweatshirt. Printed on the front is a color image of an illustrated woman's face with gold earrings, red liptick, and a curly asymmetrical natural hairstyle. To her right are the words [HAPPY I'M NAPPY] printed in black with the first letter of each word printed in red. A tag at the back center of the collar reads [Sportswear / L / 50% POLYESTER / 50% COTTON / MADE IN U.S.A. / CARE - OVER] and care instructions on the back.
Place made
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Clothing-Fashion
Movement
Black is Beautiful
Topic
Beauty culture
Business
Clothing and dress
Fashion
Fashion design
Hair
Identity
Women
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Caprece Ann Jackson, Founder, Happy I'm Nappy Collectibles
Object number
2019.27.4
Restrictions & Rights
© Happy I'm Nappy Collectibles
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd538951fef-84ca-421e-9121-9a5546153d40
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