Chest Armor worn by Michelle Yeoh in the role of Emperor Philippa Georgiou on Star Trek: Discovery

Description:

Empress costume chest armor worn by Michelle Yeoh as Philippa Georgiou on Star Trek: Discovery.

In the streaming Star Trek series Discovery, Sonequa Martin-Green assumes the lead role as parallel universe-hopping Michael Burnham, while Michelle Yeoh plays Philippa Georgiou, a powerful empress in a mirror universe. Discovery's richly diverse cast epitomizes the franchise's long-held vision of a post-racial society, while its advocacy for gender equity boldly goes where earlier series had not.

Subject: Television

Subject:

See more items in: Culture and the Arts: Entertainment, Popular Entertainment

Exhibition: Entertainment Nation

Exhibition Location: National Museum of American History

Credit Line: CBS Studios

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2021.0045.01.02Accession Number: 2021.0045Catalog Number: 2021.0045.01.02

Object Name: armor, chest

Physical Description: leather, lamb (overall material)urethane (base material)foil, gold (overall material)adhesive (overall material)urethane (overlays material)paint (overlays material)metal (zipper material)fabric (back material)velcro (overall material)Measurements: overall: 12 1/4 in x 13 in x 7 1/2 in; 31.115 cm x 33.02 cm x 19.05 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng4ce2b8b51-f901-427a-98dc-1ac9e034b777

Record Id: nmah_2006014

Our collection database is a work in progress. We may update this record based on further research and review. Learn more about our approach to sharing our collection online.

If you would like to know how you can use content on this page, see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use. If you need to request an image for publication or other use, please visit Rights and Reproductions.