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Diamond shaped teal and pearl accessory 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:
metal, paint, and mother of pearl
Dimensions:
H x W: 1 3/4 x 1 3/8 in. (4.4 x 3.5 cm)
Type:
brooches
Place collected:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Description:
A diamond shaped painted metal decorative apparel accessory found in 2010.6.55.1ab from Mae's Millinery Shop. The metal is painted teal and flat pearl discs are arranged along the diamond outline and with one in the center. It has a two-pronged metal attachment on the center back.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Beauty culture  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:
2010.6.55.11
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Collection title:
Mae's Millinery Shop Collection
Classification:
Adornment
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd569343c41-1e57-426c-8d1b-27664554e41d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.6.55.11