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Attributed to:
Mae Reeves, American, 1912 - 2016  Search this
Subject of:
Mae's Millinery Shop, American, 1941 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
hat: felt;
pin: metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 10 x 10 x 7 1/4 in. (25.4 x 25.4 x 18.4 cm)
Type:
hats
Place made:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Description:
Dark tan felt hat that resembles a beret with a peaked front attributed to Mae Reeves. The wool felt is shaped with a wide, tall front and no back. Dark brown grosgrain ribbon trims the interior opening. There are no labels, though a seam in the ribbon indicates the center back of the hat.
A gold pin (b) is attached at the proper left front for decoration. The pin consists of a column of seven (7) spheres in progressive sizes featuring decorative openwork.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Black Enterprise  Search this
Business  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Donna Limerick
Object number:
2016.48.29ab
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:
Clothing-Fashion
Exhibition:
Power of Place
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 051
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5d4b919e8-0c14-46d2-9712-b88c8c71a6e0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.48.29ab