Pinback button with "Happy I'm Nappy" image of a woman with natural hair

Designed by
Jackson-Garrett, Caprece, American
Created by
Happy I'm Nappy Collectibles, Inc., American, founded 1984
Date
1986
On View
Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 050
Museum MapsObjects in this Location
Exhibition
Cultural Expressions
Medium
metal and plastic
Dimensions
Diameter: 2 3/16 × 3/16 in. (5.5 × 0.5 cm)
Description
A yellow pinback button printed with an illustration of a woman's face with asymmetrical natural hair, red lipstick, and gold hoop earrings. Next to the illustration are the words "Happy I'm Nappy" printed in black ink except for the first letter of each word which is printed in red ink.
Place made
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Movement
Black is Beautiful
Type
buttons (information artifacts)
Topic
Beauty culture
Business
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
2019.27.7
Restrictions & Rights
© Happy I'm Nappy Collectibles
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd56ee5e384-5527-4e23-be04-293d1aff8b90
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