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Object #2001-11/121
Object nameUniform, Coat, Pants, Socks
Culture of OriginCultural Revolution, China
MaterialsCloth, Green
Exhibit LabelRED GUARD FIGURE: Red Guards wore military-style uniforms in the style of their parents who had fought during the Communist Revolution from 1935 to 1949.
Look for:
red star on cap
armband stating "Red Guard"
obligatory Mao badge
rectangular pin and red book bag (in Mao's handwriting is the slogan "serve the people")
uniform shoes and socks
SourceMuseum Expedition - Anthropology Division

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