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Google’s 3-D interactive exhibit curated at the NMAAHC
A green velveteen hat with a layered design made by Vanilla Beane. The hat is circular with a rounded peak and constructed by layering a strip of fabric over itself in a wrapped design. The base of the fabric is a light green while the pile is a darker green, giving the hat a two-tone appearance. The interior is supported by a molded buckram form to which the exterior of the hat has been sewn.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Vanilla Beane
Vanilla Beane, American, born 1919
African AmericanBusinessClothing and dressLocal and regional
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
velveteen on buckram
5 1/4 × 7 1/4 × 8 1/4 in. (13.3 × 18.4 × 21 cm)
National Museum of African American History and Culture
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