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Pink faux patent leather purse 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, metal, and synthetic fiber
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 6 x 12 1/2 x 3 1/4 in. (15.2 x 31.8 x 8.3 cm)
Type:
purses (bags)
Place made:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Description:
A pink faux patent leather purse from Mae's Millinery Shop. The purse is rectangular with curved sides and a metal frame clamshell top opening. A loop of the faux leather forms a short handle along the top. The interior is lined with faux pink leather. There are no labels.
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:
2010.6.176
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
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd58d4d5b58-dcfc-418f-9460-ef719d94ceef
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.6.176