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Perfume bottle with a decorative bird top from Mae's Millinery Shop

Catalog Data

Manufactured by:
Delagar  Search this
Owned by:
Mae Reeves, American, 1912 - 2016  Search this
Subject of:
Mae's Millinery Shop, American, 1941 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
glass
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 4 3/4 x 3 x 2 in. (12.1 x 7.6 x 5.1 cm)
Type:
perfume bottles
Place collected:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Description:
A clear glass perfume bottle with a lavender-colored stopper in the shape of a dove. The bottom is clear glass shaped with concave rounded panels molded into the glass. A manufacturer's label is adhered to the bottom of the bottle noting the perfume name is Royal Dove, as well as the manufacturer's name and address.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Black Enterprise  Search this
Business  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:
2010.6.107
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Mae's Millinery Shop Collection
Classification:
Adornment
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd553676791-2321-4290-9f7a-0c86cd572236
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.6.107