Belt, Pilot, United Parcel Service (UPS)


Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:


United Parcel Service, 1998

Patrice Clarke-Washington wore this uniform while flying for UPS, where in 1994 she became the first African American woman to serve as a captain for a major U.S. airline.

Gift of Patrice Clarke-Washington and United Parcel Service

Collection Item Long Description:

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Credit Line

Donated by Patricia Clark Washington


Overall: Leather, brass, steel, paint, synthetic fabric


Clothing: 100.3 x 3.8 x 2.5cm (39 1/2 x 1 1/2 x 1 in.)

Country of Origin

United States of America

Physical Description

United Parcel Service (UPS) brown leather pilot's uniform belt; silver buckle; five buckle holes; black stencil "GUNUINE LEATHER MADE IN USA 32" on inside.



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