Renée Fleming is donating the Vera Wang gown she wore to perform the national anthem at this year's
The gown -- which is black with a white shoulder wrap made of silk -- will go on view at the museum as part of the organization's celebration of the 200th anniversary of "The Star-Spangled Banner."
A museum spokeswoman said that Fleming's gown only recently arrived and that it will be displayed for only a short period.
The National Museum of American History will also display the original manuscript of "The Star-Spangled Banner" lyrics, together for the first time with the flag Key saw that inspired him to write the poem.
Fleming was the first opera singer to perform the national anthem at the Super Bowl, Feb. 2 at New Jersey's