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Black velvet and sequined net veil from Mae's Millinery Shop

Catalog Data

Attributed to:
Mae Reeves, American, 1912 - 2016  Search this
Subject of:
Mae's Millinery Shop, American, 1941 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
velvet, net, and sequins
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 10 x 8 3/4 x 8 3/4 in. (25.4 x 22.2 x 22.2 cm)
Type:
hats
Place collected:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Description:
Black veil decorated with metallic sequins and black velvet cord attributed to Mae Reeves. The black velvet is sewn into a circular openwork design similar to a cap, with a longer portion of the sequined veiling hanging from one side.
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:
2016.48.32
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/fd5b38a287a-b8f9-4555-a720-999959eda7a8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.48.32