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Smithsonian – The Coal Miner’s Daughter and a Canary Yellow Dress

Loretta Lynn signing fan autographs (l) and her homemade performance costume (r); Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History
This 1960s yellow gingham dress was made by Loretta Lynn and worn during her early concert performances on the road and as a featured singer on The Wilburn Brothers Show. Lynn recently donated the dress and several other items to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History.

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Credit: The Smithsonian
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