Designed by
Jackson-Garrett, Caprece, American
Created by
Happy I'm Nappy Collectibles, Inc., American, founded 1984
Date
1996-1997
Medium
cotton (textile)
Dimensions
H x W: 33 1/16 × 23 1/8 in. (84 × 58.7 cm)
Description
An off-white men's polo shirt, size XL. On the front at the left breast is an illustrated male figure, the character "MADU" also wearing a polo shirt. Encirling him at the bottom are the words "MEN OF AFRICAN DECSENT UNITE". Beneath this image is the Happy I'm Nappy company logo as well as the artists signature and the date "'96-'97". The shirt has three brown and cream buttons at the collar opening and a [COTTON DELUXE] tag at the back center interior of the collar.
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
Design
Fashion
Fashion design
Hair
Identity
Men
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
2019.27.5
Restrictions & Rights
© Happy I'm Nappy Collectibles
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5aaa5cae7-7b54-4ec2-ba40-c28ee8da95c3

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