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Pair of sheer white gloves from Mae's Millinery Shop

Catalog Data

Created 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:
nylon and elastic
Dimensions:
H x W (Each): 15 1/4 x 9 1/4 in. (38.8 x 23.5 cm)
Type:
gloves
Place collected:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Description:
A pair of sheer white nylon gloves that reach mid-forearm. The gloves are seam along each finger, with the thumb attached as a separate piece. The fabric is cut in an openwork design and then gathered with elastic on the outer side of each arm for a ruched effect.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Black Enterprise  Search this
Business  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Fashion  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:
2010.6.168ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Collection title:
Mae's Millinery Shop Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd51c5914ac-85ad-4409-8f12-6efb400fd652
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.6.168ab