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Dress worn by Celia Cruz

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Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Description
Red, gold, and blue sequin dress designed with horizontal, varied stripes and large open sleeves.
Created by
José Enrique Arteaga, Cuban American
Worn by
Celia Cruz, Cuban American, 1925 - 2003
Date
1970s
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Celia Cruz Knight Estate
Medium
sequin
Dimensions
L x W: 53 1/4 x 48 1/2 in. (135.3 x 123.2 cm)
Waist: 20 in. (50.8 cm)
Type
dresses
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Clothing-Historical
Exhibition
Musical Crossroads
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Object number
2013.8
Topic
African American
Clothing and dress
Fashion
Singers (Musicians)
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions