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

Designed by
Jackson-Garrett, Caprece, American
Created by
Happy I'm Nappy Collectibles, Inc., American, founded 1984
Date
1994
Medium
metal and plastic
Dimensions
Diameter: 2 3/16 × 1/4 in. (5.5 × 0.6 cm)
Description
A yellow pinback button printed with an illustration of a woman's face with locked hair, red lipstick, and gold hoop earrings. Next to the illustration are the words "Happy I'm Nappy" printed in black. Just below the illustration is [© 1994].
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
2019.27.8
Restrictions & Rights
© Happy I'm Nappy Collectibles
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd514d4f014-09c9-4cb0-8101-b2169750ecf6
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