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Purple lipstick container from Mae's Millinery Shop

Catalog Data

Manufactured 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:
plastic and metal container, with wax, oil, and pigment lipstick
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2 3/16 x 3/4 in. (5.6 x 1.9 cm)
Type:
lipsticks
Place collected:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Description:
Purple plastic and metal tube lipstick container and a small amount of pink lipstick in the bottom of the container.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Beauty culture  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:
2010.6.113.2
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/fd5d3969c85-e8ce-4a11-992f-464fb55cc038
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.6.113.2