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Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Used by:
Yvonne Berry DeVigne, American, 1914 - 2004  Search this
Medium:
wood, paper or rawhide
Dimensions:
10 × 3 1/2 × 1 9/16 in. (25.4 × 8.9 × 4 cm)
Type:
mallets (tools)
Place used:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
mid-20th century
Description:
A wooden mallet used to shape and work hats owned by Yvonne DeVigne. The head of the mallet is cylindrical and covered in paper or rawhide. The handle of the mallet is carved wood. The handle narrows to a peg at the end that is inserted through the mallet head. Overall the mallet is well worn from use.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Craftsmanship  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Local and regional  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Gaston L. DeVigne, III in memory of his parents Gaston L. DeVigne, II and Yvonne B. DeVigne
Object number:
2014.272.5
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Tools and Equipment
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd543b7570c-4d6f-47f7-a86b-a9629d503fbf
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.272.5