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July 26, 2013

Faith and Fashion: Anthony Gaskins’ Hat Revival

Milliner Anthony Gaskins discussed the history of hats in the African American community and also displayed some of his work in a fashion show at the 2013 Smithsonian Folklife Festival. Members of the Takoma Street Baptist Church model Gaskins’ hats and talk about the importance of wearing hats to church.

Videography by Brandon Callahan and Karen Kasmauski
Edited by Jillian Reagan