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Thirty-eight buttons from Mae's Millinery Shop

Catalog Data

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Mae Reeves, American, 1912 - 2016  Search this
Used by:
Mae's Millinery Shop, American, 1941 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
plastic, metal, cloth
Dimensions:
H x W x D (largest): 1 3/8 × 1 3/8 × 3/8 in. (3.5 × 3.5 × 1 cm)
H x W x D (smallest): 1/4 × 1/4 × 1/16 in. (0.6 × 0.6 × 0.2 cm)
Type:
buttons (fasteners)
Place collected:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Description:
Thirty-eight (38) buttons of varying sizes, colors, and materials found in the box 2010.6.64.1 from Mae's Millinery Shop.
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:
2010.6.64.2.1-.38
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Mae's Millinery Shop Collection
Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Crafting-Artistic-Image-making
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd51ff37273-6aed-4530-9844-b6a37343a58c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.6.64.2.1-.38