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Michelle Obama's 2009 Inaugural Ball Gown

Michelle Obama's 2009 Inaugural Ball Gown

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Object Name
gown
Object Type
Dress
date made
ca 2008-11-15 - 2009-01-15
associated date
2009-01-20
retailer
ikram
associated
Obama, Barack H.
wearer
Obama, Michelle
maker
Wu, Jason
place made
United States: New York, New York City
associated place
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Physical Description
silk (overall material)
white (overall color)
Measurements
overall: 61 in; 154.94 cm
exhibit footprint mounted: 49 in; 124.46 cm
exhibit footprint mounted: 38 in; 96.52 cm
bodice: 10 1/2 in; 26.67 cm
bodice: 7 1/2 in; 19.05 cm
skirt: 48 in; 121.92 cm
skirt: 56 in; 142.24 cm
skirt: 66 in; 167.64 cm
ID Number
2009.0071.01
catalog number
2009.0071.01
accession number
2009.0071
Credit Line
Gift of Jason Wu in honor of First Lady Michelle Obama
subject
Asian Pacific American
African American
Presidential Inaugaration
First Ladies
First Ladies
Presidential Inauguration of 2009
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Political and Military History: Political History, First Ladies Collection
Exhibition
Exhibit
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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