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Sixteen assorted buttons 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:
plastic, metal, and rhinestones
Dimensions:
Diameter (Largest): 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm)
Diameter (Smallest): 9/16 in. (1.4 cm)
Type:
buttons (fasteners)
Place collected:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Description:
Sixteen (16) buttons of various sizes, colors, and materials, including two black buttons joined with a metal clip, and four gold and red buttons joined with thread.
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:
2010.6.69.1-.12
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:
Tools and Equipment-Crafting-Artistic-Image-making
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a95a8d8f-e154-4319-babe-3f810080a77a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.6.69.1-.12