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Four lengths of white lace trim 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:
lace
Dimensions:
H x W (.1): 4 × 33 1/2 in. (10.2 × 85.1 cm)
H x W (.2): 2 1/4 × 57 1/4 in. (5.7 × 145.4 cm)
H x W (.3): 2 1/4 × 33 3/4 in. (5.7 × 85.7 cm)
H x W (.4): 2 1/4 × 87 1/2 in. (5.7 × 222.3 cm)
Type:
textiles
Place collected:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Description:
Four (4) lengths of white lace trim found in box 2010.6.64.1 from Mae's Millinery Shop. One piece has gold along the scalloped bottom edge. All are floral patterns with scalloped bottom edges. Pieces .2 and .3 are the same pattern.
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:
2010.6.64.3.1-.4
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/fd5b04c4e42-bb3d-4097-bd35-9f4dc22e2d22
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.6.64.3.1-.4