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Given information about academic regalia such as colour and style of graduation robes, how can I determine the university that used that regalia? I have the photo below, and would like to find out what university this graduation was for.

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    Perhaps the question could be rephrased as "How can you find out which university used or uses a particular graduation robe, colours, etc.?" to which one possible answer might be "contact a company that provides academic robes for a particular country (or in the U.S., state), they may know." This information might be of interest to people doing genealogy or historical research. – mhwombat Jun 24 '18 at 16:16
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    Jack, I reworded your question to make it more general. If that's not acceptable, you can change it back. I don't know if this will be sufficient to get it reopened. – mhwombat Jun 24 '18 at 16:24
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    hmm, this is University of southern california – user94263 Jun 24 '18 at 16:44
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    I would vote to reopen this question if it included a textual description of these academic regalia --- so there is at least a chance that someone ends up here with a Google search and finds it helpful. – Federico Poloni Jun 24 '18 at 20:06
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    Okay. I guess I’ve been overruled. But i still think it sets a bad precedent. – aeismail Jun 24 '18 at 23:07

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