Inner City Youth League vinyl record hat

Titles Inner City Youth League vinyl record hat
Description Hat made and worn by Maurice Carlton at special events hosted by the Inner City Youth League of Saint Paul, Minnesota in the 1980s. The wide-brimmed, boater-style hat has a red vinyl phonograph record for a crown, black cardboard sides, and a black vinyl record for a brim. Its top has a paper disc with a black and white photograph of the maker wearing one of his art hats, as well as a photo of the Youth League building. The sides of the hat have cut-out black and white photographs of children playing musical instruments. There is a band of green plastic tape around the top edge and diagonal stripes of red, green and black tape next to the brim. The hat’s interior is corrugated cardboard.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 3 1/8 inches height
30 centimeters diameter
12 inches diameter
Nomenclature hat
phonograph record
Materials cardboard
vinyl
photographic paper
tape
Creation Made by: Carlton, Maurice
Made in: Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Inner City Youth League (Saint Paul, Minn.)
African Americans
African Americans--Minnesota--Saint Paul
Youth--Minnesota--Saint Paul
Arts & Crafts. Handicrafts
Dates Creation: 1980
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 1988.23.3 (Accession Number)

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