Jacket, Pants, Headpiece, And Collar, Basi/Nia Tailored Suiting jacket, pants, headpiece, and collar
Carmen Muhammad began designing and making her own clothes at the age of fifteen, when she converted to the Nation of Islam. After decades of working in business, she launched her fashion company in the mid-1980s. Her designs are modernized versions of the tailored ensembles traditionally worn by women of the Nation of Islam.
It is credited
Courtesy of Carmen W. Muhammad.
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Contemporary Muslim Fashions.