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Standing desk 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:
wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 43 x 54 x 30 in. (109.2 x 137.2 x 76.2 cm)
Type:
desks
Place collected:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Description:
A wooden standing desk used as a point of sale at Mae's Millinery Shop. The desk has a flat front and two sides that taper slightly outward toward the back side. There is one wooden shelf on the upper half of the back side of the desk, with one wooden drawer at the center below the shelf.
Topic:
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.
Object number:
2010.6.188
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:
Furnishings, Housewares, and D├ęcor
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd539fb35f1-e5f5-4791-ba19-29957c56261c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.6.188