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


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


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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


Record Id: nmah_2006014

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