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Metal hat stand from Mae's Millinery Shop

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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
metal, paint, wood, string, and cloth
H x W x D: 10 x 4 x 6 in. (25.4 x 10.2 x 15.2 cm)
hat stands
Place collected:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
A metal hat stand painted teal. The top portion is a metal disc for resting the hat, which attaches to a metal arm that bends at an angle, ending in a rectangular base. A length of string with a wooden ball painted teal on the end is used to wrap around the base and the top disc to adjust the angle. A piece of cream felt is adhered to the top of the disc.
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.
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Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Collection title:
Mae's Millinery Shop Collection
Tools and Equipment-Occupational
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture