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Does the Smithsonian have anything that Jimi Hendrix used?

Dr. Dwandalyn Reece

Discussion about Jimi Hendrix's style musically and fashion-wise while highlighting his vest and speaker that will be on display in the permanent music exhibition "Musical Crossroads" at the new National Museum of African-American History and Culture.

Collection Object: 
Vest worn by Jimi Hendrix
Topic
African American
Clothing and dress
Musicians
Rock and roll (Music)
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
Created by
Unidentified
Worn by
Jimi Hendrix, American, 1942 - 1970
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Medium
velvet, braid, plastic, cotton, and metal
Dimensions
H x W x D (On form): 19 × 14 1/2 × 11 1/2 in. (48.3 × 36.8 × 29.2 cm)
H x W (Flat): 19 × 17 3/4 in. (48.3 × 45.1 cm)
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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
Place made
Central Asia, Asia
Place used
United States, North and Central America
Date
1960s
Type
vests (main garments)
Object number
2014.97.2