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Richard Hudnut Lipstick Case

Maker:
Richard Hudnut  Search this
Object Name:
lipstick case
Date made:
1920-1950
ID Number:
1990.0295.003
Accession number:
1990.0295
Catalog number:
1992.0295.3
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Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1001485

Paper Dress, Campbell's Soup Company

Physical Description:
cotton (overall material)
Measurements:
cenber back: 36 7/8 in; 93.6625 cm
Object Name:
dress
Date made:
1968-1972
Credit Line:
Gift of Rosemary Holz Slocum
ID Number:
1992.0319.001
Catalog number:
1992.0319.001
Accession number:
1992.0319
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1006722
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Woman's African-style Headwrap

Used by:
Ruffins, Fath Davis  Search this
Maker:
Ruffins, Fath Davis  Search this
Physical Description:
cotton (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 46 in; 116.84 cm
Object Name:
headwrap
Made in:
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Used in:
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Date made:
1972-1984
Subject:
African American  Search this
Related Publication:
Kendrick, Kathleen M. and Peter C. Liebhold. Smithsonian Treasures of American History
National Museum of American History. Treasures of American History online exhibition
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/treasures
Credit Line:
Gift of Fath Davis Ruffins
ID Number:
1992.0456.001
Accession number:
1992.0456
Catalog number:
1992.0456.001
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National Treasures exhibit
Clothing & Accessories
Textiles
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1006937

1906 Chinese Immigrant’s Lacquer Trunk

Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
leather (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
trunk closed: 34 cm x 46 cm x 70 cm; 13 3/8 in x 18 1/8 in x 27 9/16 in
Object Name:
trunk
Place made:
China
Arrived at:
United States: New York, Manhattan, Chinatown
Date made:
ca 1906
Subject:
Chinese American  Search this
Immigration  Search this
Immigrants  Search this
Related event:
The Emergence of Modern America  Search this
Related Publication:
Mead, Virginia Lee. Lee Chinese -American Family Papers, ca. 1915-1970
Related Web Publication:
http://collections.si.edu/search/results.jsp?q=set_name:%22Lee+Chinese-American+Family+Papers%2C+ca.+1915-1970%22
Credit Line:
Gift of James Edgar Mead and Virginia Lee Mead
ID Number:
1992.0620.01
Catalog number:
1992.0620.01
Accession number:
1992.0620
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Cultural and Community Life: Costume
Cultures & Communities
Family & Social Life
Transportation
Chinese American
Exhibition:
On the Water
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1119903
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1936 Chinese American Baby Carrier

Maker:
Lee Ng Shee  Search this
Physical Description:
silk (overall material)
cotton (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 60 cm x 304 cm; 23 5/8 in x 119 11/16 in
Object Name:
baby carrier
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1936
Subject:
Chinese American  Search this
Immigration  Search this
Immigrants  Search this
Related Publication:
Mead, Virginia Lee. Lee Chinese -American Family Papers, ca. 1915-1970
Related Web Publication:
http://collections.si.edu/search/results.jsp?q=set_name:%22Lee+Chinese-American+Family+Papers%2C+ca.+1915-1970%22
Credit Line:
Gift of James Edgar Mead and Virginia Lee Mead
ID Number:
1992.0620.03
Catalog number:
1992.0620.03
Accession number:
1992.0620
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Chinese American
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1119914

1919 Chinese American Baby Bonnet

Maker:
Lee Ng Shee  Search this
Physical Description:
silk (overall material)
wool (overall material)
fur (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 30 cm x 42 cm; 11 13/16 in x 16 17/32 in
Object Name:
bonnet, baby
Object Type:
Bonnet
Boy
Headwear
Place made:
United States
Worn:
United States: New York, Manhattan, Chinatown
Date made:
1919
Subject:
Chinese American  Search this
Immigration  Search this
Immigrants  Search this
Related Publication:
Mead, Virginia Lee. Lee Chinese -American Family Papers, ca. 1915-1970
Related Web Publication:
http://collections.si.edu/search/results.jsp?q=set_name:%22Lee+Chinese-American+Family+Papers%2C+ca.+1915-1970%22
Credit Line:
Gift of James Edgar Mead and Virginia Lee Mead
ID Number:
1992.0620.07
Catalog number:
1992.0620.07
Accession number:
1992.0620
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Cultural and Community Life: Costume
Cultures & Communities
Clothing & Accessories
Family & Social Life
Chinese American
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1119952

1900 - 1910 Chinese American Woman's Blouse

Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
silk (overall material)
wool (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 75 cm x 90 cm; 29 1/2 in x 35 7/16 in
Object Name:
blouse, woman's
Object Type:
Main Dress
Blouse
Woman
Place made:
China
Date made:
ca 1905
Subject:
Chinese American  Search this
Immigration  Search this
Immigrants  Search this
Related Publication:
Mead, Virginia Lee. Lee Chinese -American Family Papers, ca. 1915-1970
Related Web Publication:
http://collections.si.edu/search/results.jsp?q=set_name:%22Lee+Chinese-American+Family+Papers%2C+ca.+1915-1970%22
Credit Line:
Gift of James Edgar Mead and Virginia Lee Mead
ID Number:
1992.0620.08
Catalog number:
1992.0620.08
Accession number:
1992.0620
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Cultures & Communities
Clothing & Accessories
Family & Social Life
Chinese American
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1119954
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1915 - 1925 Chinese American Girl's Trousers

Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
fabric (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 45 cm x 67 cm; 17 23/32 in x 26 3/8 in
Object Name:
trousers, girl's
Object Type:
Trousers
Girl
Main Dress
Place made:
World
Worn:
United States: New York, Manhattan, Chinatown
Date made:
ca 1920
Subject:
Chinese American  Search this
Immigration  Search this
Immigrants  Search this
Related Publication:
Mead, Virginia Lee. Photograph, Lee family portrait
Mead, Virginia Lee. Lee Chinese -American Family Papers, ca. 1915-1970
Related Web Publication:
http://collections.si.edu/search/results.jsp?view=&dsort=&date.slider=&q=AC0555-0000003.tif
http://collections.si.edu/search/results.jsp?q=set_name:%22Lee+Chinese-American+Family+Papers%2C+ca.+1915-1970%22
Credit Line:
Gift of James Edgar Mead and Virginia Lee Mead
ID Number:
1992.0620.10
Catalog number:
1992.0620.10
Accession number:
1992.0620
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Cultural and Community Life: Costume
Cultures & Communities
Clothing & Accessories
Family & Social Life
Chinese American
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1119960

1915 - 1925 Chinese American Girl's Vest

Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
fabric (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 41 cm x 57 cm; 16 5/32 in x 22 7/16 in
Object Name:
vest, girl's
Object Type:
Vest
Girl
Main Dress
Place made:
World
Date made:
ca 1920
Subject:
Chinese American  Search this
Immigration  Search this
Immigrants  Search this
Related Publication:
Mead, Virginia Lee. Photograph, Lee family portrait
Mead, Virginia Lee. Lee Chinese -American Family Papers, ca. 1915-1970
Related Web Publication:
http://collections.si.edu/search/results.jsp?view=&dsort=&date.slider=&q=AC0555-0000003.tif
http://collections.si.edu/search/results.jsp?q=set_name:%22Lee+Chinese-American+Family+Papers%2C+ca.+1915-1970%22
Credit Line:
Gift of James Edgar Mead and Virginia Lee Mead
ID Number:
1992.0620.11
Catalog number:
1992.0620.11
Accession number:
1992.0620
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Cultures & Communities
Clothing & Accessories
Family & Social Life
Chinese American
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1119964

Circa 1930 Women's Gown (cheong sam)

User:
Mead, Virginia Lee  Search this
Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
satin (overall material)
silk (overall material)
embroidered (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 51 cm x 116 cm; 20 3/32 in x 45 21/32 in
Object Name:
dress
Object Type:
Dress
Woman
Main Dress
Place made:
China
Worn:
United States: New York, Manhattan, Chinatown
Date made:
ca 1930
Subject:
Chinese American  Search this
Immigration  Search this
Immigrants  Search this
Related Publication:
Mead, Virginia Lee. Photograph, Portrait of Virginia Lee in a cheongsam dress
Mead, Virginia Lee. Lee Chinese -American Family Papers, ca. 1915-1970
Related Web Publication:
http://collections.si.edu/search/results.jsp?view=&dsort=&date.slider=&q=AC0555-0000006.tif
http://collections.si.edu/search/results.jsp?q=set_name:%22Lee+Chinese-American+Family+Papers%2C+ca.+1915-1970%22
Credit Line:
Gift of James Edgar Mead and Virginia Lee Mead
ID Number:
1992.0620.16
Catalog number:
1992.0620.16
Accession number:
1992.0620
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Cultures & Communities
Clothing & Accessories
Family & Social Life
Chinese American
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1119978

1895 - 1905 Chinese American Woman's Skirt

Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
silk (overall material)
satin (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 88 cm x 107 cm; 34 21/32 in x 42 1/8 in
Object Name:
skirt, woman's
Object Type:
Skirt
Woman
Main Dress
Place made:
China: Hong Kong, Colony of
Worn:
United States: New York, Manhattan, Chinatown
Date made:
ca 1900
Subject:
Chinese American  Search this
Immigration  Search this
Immigrants  Search this
Related Publication:
Mead, Virginia Lee. Lee Chinese -American Family Papers, ca. 1915-1970
Related Web Publication:
http://collections.si.edu/search/results.jsp?q=set_name:%22Lee+Chinese-American+Family+Papers%2C+ca.+1915-1970%22
Credit Line:
Gift of James Edgar Mead and Virginia Lee Mead
ID Number:
1992.0620.20
Accession number:
1992.0620
Catalog number:
1992.0620.20
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Cultures & Communities
Clothing & Accessories
Family & Social Life
Chinese American
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1119984

1895 - 1905 Chinese American Woman's Trousers

Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
silk (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 49 cm x 100 cm; 19 9/32 in x 39 3/8 in
Object Name:
trousers, woman's
Object Type:
Trousers
Woman
Main Dress
Place made:
China: Hong Kong, Colony of
Worn:
United States: New York, Manhattan, Chinatown
Date made:
ca 1900
Subject:
Chinese American  Search this
Immigration  Search this
Immigrants  Search this
Related Publication:
Mead, Virginia Lee. Lee Chinese -American Family Papers, ca. 1915-1970
Related Web Publication:
http://collections.si.edu/search/results.jsp?q=set_name:%22Lee+Chinese-American+Family+Papers%2C+ca.+1915-1970%22
Credit Line:
Gift of James Edgar Mead and Virginia Lee Mead
ID Number:
1992.0620.21
Catalog number:
1992.0620.21
Accession number:
1992.0620
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Chinese American
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1119986
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1895 - 1896 Chinese American Man's Gown

Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
silk (overall material)
satin (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 72 cm x 131 cm; 28 3/8 in x 51 9/16 in
Object Name:
gown, man's
Object Type:
Man
Main Dress
Gown
Place made:
China
Worn:
United States: New York, Manhattan, Chinatown
Date made:
ca 1896
Subject:
Chinese American  Search this
Immigration  Search this
Immigrants  Search this
Related event:
Li Hongzhang visit to New York  Search this
Related Publication:
Mead, Virginia Lee. Lee Chinese -American Family Papers, ca. 1915-1970
Related Web Publication:
http://collections.si.edu/search/results.jsp?q=set_name:%22Lee+Chinese-American+Family+Papers%2C+ca.+1915-1970%22
Credit Line:
Gift of James Edgar Mead and Virginia Lee Mead
ID Number:
1992.0620.24
Catalog number:
1992.0620.24
Accession number:
1992.0620
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Cultures & Communities
Clothing & Accessories
Transcontinental Railroad
Family & Social Life
Chinese American
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1119989
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1895 - 1900 Chinese American Man's Slippers

Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
satin (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 9 1/4 in x 3 in x 2 3/4 in; 23.495 cm x 7.62 cm x 6.985 cm
Object Name:
slippers, pair of, man's
Object Type:
Man
Slippers
Footwear
Place made:
China
Worn:
United States: New York, Manhattan, Chinatown
Date made:
ca 1896
Subject:
Chinese American  Search this
Immigration  Search this
Immigrants  Search this
Related Publication:
Mead, Virginia Lee. Lee Chinese -American Family Papers, ca. 1915-1970
Mead, Virginia Lee. Photograph, Mr. Lee B. Lok at his store
Related Web Publication:
http://collections.si.edu/search/results.jsp?q=set_name:%22Lee+Chinese-American+Family+Papers%2C+ca.+1915-1970%22
http://collections.si.edu/search/results.jsp?view=&dsort=&date.slider=&q=AC0555-0000001.tif
Credit Line:
Gift of James Edgar Mead and Virginia Lee Mead
ID Number:
1992.0620.27.a-b
Catalog number:
1992.0620.27.a-b
1992.0620.27a-b
Accession number:
1992.0620
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1119992
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hat

Measurements:
overall: 12 in x 21 in x 16 in; 30.48 cm x 53.34 cm x 40.64 cm
Object Name:
Hat
ID Number:
CS.299884.008
Accession number:
299884
Catalog number:
299884.008
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Cultural and Community Life: Costume
Giving in America
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1180261

1925 - 1930 Chinese American Woman's Skirt

Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
silk (skirt, lower material)
cotton (waistband material)
Measurements:
overall: 88 cm x 56 cm; 34 5/8 in x 22 1/16 in
Object Name:
skirt
Object Type:
Skirt
Woman
Main Dress
Place made:
China
Worn:
United States: New York, Manhattan, Chinatown
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Date made:
ca 1930
Subject:
Weddings  Search this
Chinese American  Search this
Related Publication:
Mead, Virginia Lee. Lee Chinese -American Family Papers, ca. 1915-1970
Related Web Publication:
http://collections.si.edu/search/results.jsp?q=set_name:%22Lee+Chinese-American+Family+Papers%2C+ca.+1915-1970%22
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Virginia Lee Mead
ID Number:
2000.0274.02
Accession number:
2000.0274
Catalog number:
2000.0274.02
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1194180
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Woman's Dress, 2002

Costume nmah:
National Museum of American History. Division of Social History  Search this
Designer:
de la Renta, Oscar  Search this
Used by:
Radziwill, Lee  Search this
Maker:
Balmain, Pierre  Search this
Physical Description:
silk (overall material)
feathers (overall material)
Measurements:
center back length of top: 19 1/8 in; 48.5775 cm
skirt center back length: 43 1/4 in; 109.855 cm
waistline: 26 in; x 66.04 cm
Object Name:
dress, 2-piece
Object Type:
Main Dress
Woman
Dress
Entire Body
Made in:
France: Île-de-France, Paris
Used in:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
2002
Related Publication:
Kendrick, Kathleen M. and Peter C. Liebhold. Smithsonian Treasures of American History
National Museum of American History. Treasures of American History online exhibition
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/treasures
Credit Line:
Gift of Oscar de la Renta
ID Number:
2003.0274.002
Accession number:
2003.0274
Catalog number:
2003.0274.002
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National Treasures exhibit
Clothing & Accessories
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1216107
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Irish Brooch, 1800s

Object Name:
Brooch
Place made:
Ireland
Date made:
1840-1870
ID Number:
CS.200122.0211
Catalog number:
200122.0211
Accession number:
200122
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Cultural and Community Life: Costume
Many Voices, One Nation
Exhibition:
Many Voices, One Nation
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1255567
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Leutner Class Ring

Physical Description:
gold (overall material)
spinel? (overall material)
Measurements:
height, top to bottom: 7/8 in; 2.2225 cm
width, side to side: 3/4 in; 1.905 cm
width, across top: 5/8 in; 1.5875 cm
Object Name:
ring
Object Type:
Accessories Worn on the Body
Woman
Ring
Jewelry
Date made:
1961
Credit Line:
Gift of Carol Leutner
ID Number:
2008.0050.001
Accession number:
2008.0050
Catalog number:
2008.0050.001
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American Enterprise
Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1339081
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Quinceanera dress

Distributor:
P.C. Mary's Inc.  Search this
Wearer:
Flores, Natalia  Search this
Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
polyester (overall material)
nylon (overall material)
beading (neckline material)
sequins (bodice material)
Measurements:
skirt length: 42 1/2 in; 107.95 cm
bodice length: 16 1/4 in; 41.275 cm
overall length: 53 1/4 in; 135.255 cm
inside sleeve length: 18 in; 45.72 cm
Object Name:
dress
Object Type:
Main Dress
Entire Body
Woman
Dress
Place made:
China
Place used:
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Associated Place:
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Date made:
2006
Subject:
Latino  Search this
Quinceanera  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Natalia Flores
ID Number:
2009.0169.001
Accession number:
2009.0169
Catalog number:
2009.0169.001
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1357209
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