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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:
silk and ink
Dimensions:
H x W (Each): 2 1/4 × 7/8 in. (5.7 × 2.2 cm)
Type:
labels (identifying artifacts)
Place collected:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Description:
Two identical clothing labels made from cream silk with machine embroidery of silk thread in burgundy and gold that reads "Made Especially / FOR YOU BY". Beneath the embroidery the name "Mae Reeves" is stamped in red ink. A scalloped gold border surrounds the text.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Black Enterprise  Search this
Business  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:
2010.6.55.5.1-.2
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:
Textiles
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd55f6b0716-4caf-43d9-986d-54cebae279f4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.6.55.5.1-.2