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Attributed to:
Mae Reeves, American, 1912 - 2016  Search this
Subject of:
Mae's Millinery Shop, American, 1941 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
synthetic fiber
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 3 1/2 x 7 1/2 x 8 1/4 in. (8.9 x 19.1 x 21 cm)
Type:
pillboxes (hats)
Place made:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Description:
A pale green pillbox hat attributed to Mae Reeves. The hat is made from a pale green synthetic faille. It has a sunken crown and a pre-tied box is sewn at the center back side. The hat is lined with a cream satin fabric. There are no labels, but adhesive residue at the interior center back indicates one was formerly present.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Black Enterprise  Search this
Business  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Design  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:
2010.6.142
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
Exhibition:
Power of Place
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 051
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd52ab1ba83-9003-4452-9ff2-af77b6cbd9c6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.6.142