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Cream damask hat with gold and red scarf from Mae's Millinery Shop

Designed by:
Mae Reeves, American, 1912 - 2016  Search this
Subject of:
Mae's Millinery Shop, American, 1941 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
synthetic fiber, plastic, and beads
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 8 1/2 x 11 3/4 x 12 in. (21.6 x 29.8 x 30.5 cm)
Type:
hats
Place made:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion design  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Mae Reeves and her children, Donna Limerick and William Mincey, Jr.
Object number:
2010.6.144
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Collection title:
Mae's Millinery Shop Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
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edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.6.144
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Green raffia lamp shade hat from Mae's Millinery Shop

Designed by:
Mae Reeves, American, 1912 - 2016  Search this
Subject of:
Mae's Millinery Shop, American, 1941 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
raffia, silk (textile), polyester
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 9 3/4 x 9 1/4 x 9 3/4 in. (24.8 x 23.5 x 24.8 cm)
Type:
hats
Place made:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion design  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Mae Reeves and her children, Donna Limerick and William Mincey, Jr.
Object number:
2010.6.158
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Mae's Millinery Shop Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
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edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.6.158
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Brown feathered hat from Mae's Millinery Shop

Designed by:
Mae Reeves, American, 1912 - 2016  Search this
Subject of:
Mae's Millinery Shop, American, 1941 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
wool felt and feathers
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 6 1/2 x 8 1/2 x 9 in. (16.5 x 21.6 x 22.9 cm)
Type:
hats
Place made:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion design  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Mae Reeves and her children, Donna Limerick and William Mincey, Jr.
Object number:
2010.6.175
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Mae's Millinery Shop Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.6.175
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Red feather lamp shade hat from Mae's Millinery Shop

Designed by:
Mae Reeves, American, 1912 - 2016  Search this
Subject of:
Mae's Millinery Shop, American, 1941 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
nylon, wool, feather, velvet
Dimensions:
8 1/4 x 9 x 9 1/4 in. (21 x 22.9 x 23.5 cm)
Type:
hats
Place made:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion design  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Mae Reeves and her children, Donna Limerick and William Mincey, Jr.
Object number:
2010.6.154
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Mae's Millinery Shop Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.6.154
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Navy blue cloche with flowers, beads, and feathers from Mae's Millinery Shop

Designed by:
Mae Reeves, American, 1912 - 2016  Search this
Subject of:
Mae's Millinery Shop, American, 1941 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
synthetic fiber, plastic, sequins, feathers, and beads
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 8 3/4 x 9 1/4 x 9 in. (22.2 x 23.5 x 22.9 cm)
Type:
cloches
Place made:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion design  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Mae Reeves and her children, Donna Limerick and William Mincey, Jr.
Object number:
2010.6.155
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Mae's Millinery Shop Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.6.155
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Brown feathered pillbox hat from Mae's Millinery Shop

Designed by:
Mae Reeves, American, 1912 - 2016  Search this
Subject of:
Mae's Millinery Shop, American, 1941 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
wool felt, feathers, and adhesive
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 6 x 8 3/4 x 8 1/2 in. (15.2 x 22.2 x 21.6 cm)
Type:
pillboxes (hats)
Place made:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion design  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Mae Reeves and her children, Donna Limerick and William Mincey, Jr.
Object number:
2010.6.156
Restrictions & Rights:
2
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Mae's Millinery Shop Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.6.156
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Cream hat with white and gold embellishment from Mae's Millinery Shop

Designed by:
Mae Reeves, American, 1912 - 2016  Search this
Subject of:
Mae's Millinery Shop, American, 1941 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
wool felt, synthetic fiber, net, and metal button
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 6 1/2 x 14 x 12 in. (16.5 x 35.6 x 30.5 cm)
Type:
hats
Place made:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion design  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Mae Reeves and her children, Donna Limerick and William Mincey, Jr.
Object number:
2010.6.157
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Mae's Millinery Shop Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.6.157
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Black raffia hat with brown and black decorations from Mae's Millinery Shop

Designed by:
Mae Reeves, American, 1912 - 2016  Search this
Subject of:
Mae's Millinery Shop, American, 1941 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
raffia, net, and synthetic fiber
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 5 1/4 x 17 1/2 x 17 in. (13.3 x 44.5 x 43.2 cm)
Type:
hats
Place made:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion design  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Mae Reeves and her children, Donna Limerick and William Mincey, Jr.
Object number:
2010.6.161
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Mae's Millinery Shop Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.6.161
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Light brown toque hat with fur trim and a hat pin from Mae's Millinery Shop

Designed by:
Mae Reeves, American, 1912 - 2016  Search this
Subject of:
Mae's Millinery Shop, American, 1941 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
hat: wool felt, fur, and synthetic fiber;
pin: metal and plastic
Dimensions:
H x W x D (a): 6 1/2 × 8 1/2 × 8 3/4 in. (16.5 × 21.6 × 22.2 cm)
H x W x D (b): 3 × 3/8 × 3/8 in. (7.6 × 1 × 1 cm)
Type:
hats
Place made:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion design  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Mae Reeves and her children, Donna Limerick and William Mincey, Jr.
Object number:
2010.6.178ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Mae's Millinery Shop Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.6.178ab
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Cream cloche hat with black feathers from Mae's Millinery Shop

Designed by:
Mae Reeves, American, 1912 - 2016  Search this
Subject of:
Mae's Millinery Shop, American, 1941 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
wool felt, feathers, beads, and adhesive
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 8 3/4 x 8 x 8 1/2 in. (22.2 x 20.3 x 21.6 cm)
Type:
cloches
Place made:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion design  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Mae Reeves and her children, Donna Limerick and William Mincey, Jr.
Object number:
2010.6.179
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Mae's Millinery Shop Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.6.179
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Woven basket purse with floral design from Mae's Millinery Shop

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Mae Reeves, American, 1912 - 2016  Search this
Subject of:
Mae's Millinery Shop, American, 1941 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
grass, cotton thread, leather, and metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 30 x 16 x 19 in. (76.2 x 40.6 x 48.3 cm)
Type:
purses (bags)
Place collected:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Craftsmanship  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Mae Reeves and her children, Donna Limerick and William Mincey, Jr.
Object number:
2010.6.30
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Mae's Millinery Shop Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.6.30
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Fox fur stole designed by Lustick Furriers from Mae's Millinery Shop

Designed by:
Lustick Furriers  Search this
Owned by:
Mae Reeves, American, 1912 - 2016  Search this
Subject of:
Mae's Millinery Shop, American, 1941 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
fur and synthetic twill
Dimensions:
H x W x D (Draped): 37 1/2 x 21 1/2 x 4 in. (95.3 x 54.6 x 10.2 cm)
Type:
stoles (outerwear)
Place collected:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Donna Limerick
Object number:
2016.48.39
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Mae's Millinery Shop Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.48.39
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Black raffia hat with cream embellishments from Mae's Millinery Shop

Designed by:
Mae Reeves, American, 1912 - 2016  Search this
Subject of:
Mae's Millinery Shop, American, 1941 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
raffia, synthetic fiber, chiffon, lace, sequins, ribbon, and beads
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 6 1/4 x 8 1/4 x 8 1/2 in. (15.9 x 21 x 21.6 cm)
Type:
hats
Place made:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion design  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Mae Reeves and her children, Donna Limerick and William Mincey, Jr.
Object number:
2010.6.174
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Mae's Millinery Shop Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.6.174
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Navy portrait hat by Mr. John from Mae's Millinery Shop

Created by:
Mr. John, American, founded 1948  Search this
Owned by:
Mae Reeves, American, 1912 - 2016  Search this
Subject of:
Mae's Millinery Shop, American, 1941 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
wool felt and synthetic net
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 8 1/2 x 13 x 14 in. (21.6 x 33 x 35.6 cm)
Type:
hats
Place made:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Mae Reeves and her children, Donna Limerick and William Mincey, Jr.
Object number:
2010.6.145
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Mae's Millinery Shop Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.6.145
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Black feathered fascinator from Mae's Millinery Shop

Designed by:
Mae Reeves, American, 1912 - 2016  Search this
Subject of:
Mae's Millinery Shop, American, 1941 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
plastic, metal, feathers, net, velvet, and Styrofoam (TM)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 16 x 27 x 19 in. (40.6 x 68.6 x 48.3 cm)
Type:
fascinators
Place collected:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.213.11.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Mae's Millinery Shop Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.213.11.1
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Black and pink beehive hat with pink flowers from Mae's Millinery Shop

Designed by:
Mae Reeves, American, 1912 - 2016  Search this
Subject of:
Mae's Millinery Shop, American, 1941 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
velvet, buckram, synthetic fiber, and artificial flowers
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 10 1/4 x 10 x 10 1/2 in. (26 x 25.4 x 26.7 cm)
Type:
hats
Place collected:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.213.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Mae's Millinery Shop Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.213.2
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Black cap with netted lace and silver flower brooch from Mae's Millinery Shop

Designed by:
Mae Reeves, American, 1912 - 2016  Search this
Subject of:
Mae's Millinery Shop, American, 1941 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
satin, net, ribbon, metal, and glass
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 11 x 14 x 12 1/2 in. (27.9 x 35.6 x 31.8 cm)
Type:
caps (headgear)
Place collected:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.213.4ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Mae's Millinery Shop Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.213.4ab
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Purple tulle cap with pink and purple feathers from Mae's Millinery Shop

Designed by:
Mae Reeves, American, 1912 - 2016  Search this
Subject of:
Mae's Millinery Shop, American, 1941 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
tulle, synthetic jersey, buckram, lace, and feathers
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 9 1/4 x 13 x 14 in. (23.5 x 33 x 35.6 cm)
Type:
caps (headgear)
Place collected:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.213.6
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Mae's Millinery Shop Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.213.6
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Wide brimmed slouch hat with pink ribbon from Mae's Millinery Shop

Designed by:
Mae Reeves, American, 1912 - 2016  Search this
Subject of:
Mae's Millinery Shop, American, 1941 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
silk, ribbon, buckram, synthetic fiber, and wire
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 12 1/2 x 17 3/4 x 15 1/2 in. (31.8 x 45.1 x 39.4 cm)
H x W (Ribbon): 2 1/16 x 28 1/2 in. (5.2 x 72.4 cm)
Type:
slouch hats
Place collected:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.213.8
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Mae's Millinery Shop Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.213.8
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Rust satin and black lace turban from Mae's Millinery Shop

Designed by:
Mae Reeves, American, 1912 - 2016  Search this
Subject of:
Mae's Millinery Shop, American, 1941 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
silk satin, net, buckram, metal, and glass
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 7 3/8 x 8 x 9 1/2 in. (18.7 x 20.3 x 24.1 cm)
Type:
hats
Place collected:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Donna Limerick
Object number:
2016.48.11ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Mae's Millinery Shop Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.48.11ab
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