Hat, leather jacket, and leather pants worn by Rakim

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Description
An ensemble featuring a brown felt homburg hat (.1) by Scala and a brown leather jacket (.2) and pants (.3) designed by Dapper Dan for Rakim, and worn by Rakim at the 2006 VH1 Hip Hop Honors event.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Clothing-Fashion
2006
Object number
2016.10.2
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Rakim
Designed by
Dapper Dan, American, born 1945
Manufactured by
Scala, founded 1921
Worn by
William Michael Griffin, Jr., American, born 1968
Topic
African American
Clothing and dress
Fashion
Hip hop (Music)
Place made
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Medium
Hat: wool felt, grosgrain ribbon, feathers, and synthetic fiber
Jacket: leather, nylon cloth, and plastic zipper
Pants: leather, polyester fleece, and plastic closures
Dimensions
H x W x D (2016.10.1-.3 (on form)): 69 × 29 × 15 in. (175.3 × 73.7 × 38.1 cm)
H x W x D (2016.10.2-.3 (on form)): 61 1/2 × 29 × 15 in. (156.2 × 73.7 × 38.1 cm)
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
Type
ensembles (costume)