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Metal and rhinestone 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 and rhinestones
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 1 3/4 x 1 3/4 x 1/4 in. (4.4 x 4.4 x 0.6 cm)
Type:
accessories
Place collected:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Description:
A metal and rhinestone accessory item made from openwork metal shaped as leaves curling in a roughly square shape around a central rhinestone or other decorative element that is now missing. Three (3) clear rhinestones are set into the leaves around the sides. There is no attachment method.
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:
2010.6.98
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
Rights assessment and 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:
Adornment
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd52914c78b-320a-4977-b991-088ac56fb2a8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.6.98