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Kangol hat worn by The Kangol Kid

@ National Museum of African American History and Culture


An oversized black newsboy style Kangol brand cap worn by Kangol Kid. The cap is made from a textured black polyester and cholorfiber blend fabric. It has a round crown with a self-fabric button at the top center of the crown. A short, stiff, bill with rounded corners extends from the front of the cap. A cream felt logo is adhered at the center back exterior featuring a kangroo above the word "KANGOL". A horizontally-oriented oval of brown leather is stitched on the proper left exterior side of the cap with the word "KANGOL" tooled into the leather. A band of black elasticized knit tape is sewn around the underside opening of the crown. The cap is not lined. A blue fabric manufacturer's tag at the interior center back reads in cream embroidery "KANGOL" surrounded by a red embroidered rectangle. Sewn underneath the brand tag is a white tag with black printed text reading "KANGOL / CA01474 / MADE IN CHINA / 0289 / X/LARGE" with fiber content and care information on the reverse.
Polyester, Synthetic Fiber, And Elastic
Created Date:
Early 1990s
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Kangol Kid
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National Museum of African American History and Culture

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Smithsonian Institution