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Ensemble associated with Marian Anderson's 1939 Lincoln Memorial concert

Unidentified1939; modified 1993

Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture

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

This is a virtual record for the orange tailored silk shantung jacket and black velvet skirt worn by Marian Anderson at her Lincoln Memorial Concert in 1939.

Details

  • Title: Ensemble associated with Marian Anderson's 1939 Lincoln Memorial concert
  • Creator: Unidentified
  • Date Created: 1939; modified 1993
  • Physical Dimensions: Skirt on form: 44 × 36 × 38 in. (111.8 × 91.4 × 96.5 cm)
  • Subject Keywords: Classical (Music), Clothing and dress, Fashion, Civil rights
  • Medium: Skirt: nylon velveteen, tulle, metal, cloth

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