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Collection Tier:
Tier 2

Medical
Coronavirus Disease 2019 ➔ Face Mask

Identifier:
2020.145.2
Description:
This U of M face mask has elastic ear bands and is made of cotton fabric decorated with blue and yellow M's. It was created during the COVID-19 pandemic by local artist Reginald James who made homemade masks for the public during the crisis. Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer required the wearing of face coverings when in enclosed public places so many individuals began making their own to help prevent the spread of coronavirus. 
Date:
June 2020
Materials:
Cotton, Elastic
Dimensions:
4" h 8" w
Source:
Gift of Reginald James
Makers/Donors
Reginald James
Reginald James is an artist and designer from Grand Rapids, Michigan. He is the owner of RegJames Klothing company and is a sewing and design instructor in Grand Rapids. 

Reginald James
Reginald James is an artist and designer from Grand Rapids, Michigan. He is the owner of RegJames Klothing company and is a sewing and design instructor in Grand Rapids. 
Related Place
Grand Rapids