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Designed by:
Mae Reeves, American, 1912 - 2016  Search this
Subject of:
Mae's Millinery Shop, American, 1941 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
felt and metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 8 x 8 x 8 7/8 in. (20.3 x 20.3 x 22.5 cm)
Type:
hats
Place collected:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Description:
Cream felt turban style hat designed by Mae Reeves. The hat (a) is made of formed felt with a round crown and sides that give the appearance of draped fabric. A gold colored asymmetrical metal pin (b) is attached to the center front of the hat. There is an interior hat band made from cream grosgrain ribbon. An ivory designer label with black printed text is attached at the propler left back of the interior that reads: "Mae Reeves / OF / PHILADELPHIA".
Topic:
African American  Search this
Black Enterprise  Search this
Business  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Design  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion design  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.213.1ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Collection title:
Mae's Millinery Shop Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd529172d00-f03d-44f3-b617-3a2c3eb2fe05
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.213.1ab