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Dress sewn by Rosa Parks

Rosa Parks, seamstress and Civil Rights activist and Gift of the Black Fashion Museum founded by Lois K. Alexander-Lane1955/1956

Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture

Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Washington, D.C., United States

Synthetic fiber and metal
H x W x D: 47 1/2 × 16 3/4 × 1 1/4 in. (120.7 × 42.5 × 3.2 cm)
Gift of the Black Fashion Museum by Lois K. Alexander-Lane
Object number: 2007.3.1ab

Details

  • Title: Dress sewn by Rosa Parks
  • Creator: Rosa Parks, seamstress and Civil Rights activist, Gift of the Black Fashion Museum founded by Lois K. Alexander-Lane
  • Date Created: 1955/1956
  • Physical Dimensions: H x W x D: 47 1/2 × 16 3/4 × 1 1/4 in. (120.7 × 42.5 × 3.2 cm) Chest: 40 in. (101.6 cm) Waist: 28 1/4 in. (71.8 cm) Hem circumference: 78 in. (198.1 cm) Belt: 2 3/4 × 33 1/4 × 3/8 in. (7 × 84.5 × 1 cm)
  • Subject Keywords: Black Fashion Museum, Rosa Parks
  • Rights: No Known Copyright Restrictions
  • External Link: View other objects related to Rosa Parks in the NMAAHC Collection
  • Medium: synthetic fiber and metal

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