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Created by:
Leah Chase, American, 1923 - 2019  Search this
Used by:
Dooky Chase's Restaurant, founded 1941  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product) , plastic , leather , metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 12 1/8 × 9 3/8 × 1/8 in. (30.8 × 23.8 × 0.3 cm)
Type:
menus
Place used:
Tremé, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Date:
2007-2014
Description:
Paper menu for Dooky Chase's Restaurant, housed in a plastic and leather menu holder. Menu consists of a single sided piece of paper with black type. In large type at TC of paper is, [DOOKY CHASE'S]. Menu is split into six sections: "APPETIZERS", "SEAFOOD", "POULTRY & MEATS", "SIDES", "DESSERTS", and "CHILDREN'S MENU". The dishes listed include Dooky Chase signatures such as Fried Chicken, Shrimp Clemenceau, Chicken Creole, and Stuffed Shrimp. Menu holder has clear plastic front and back, with a maroon leather border and decorated metal corners.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Cooking and dining  Search this
Foodways  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Dooky Chase's Restaurant and Chef Leah Chase
Object number:
2015.128.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Exhibition:
Cultural Expressions
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 050
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd53b75eded-0414-410b-869d-150b0d66be6b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.128.2