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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:
wool felt and feathers
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 12 x 11 1/4 x 9 in. (30.5 x 28.6 x 22.9 cm)
Type:
caps (headgear)
Place collected:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Description:
Brown wool felt round brimless cap designed by Mae Reeves. The edge of the cap is indented and a length of brown felt is twisted and tacked to the crown with thread. A grouping of brown ostrich plumes is attached at the proper right back of the cap. The cap has no label.
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, Gift of Donna Limerick
Object number:
2016.48.34
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
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5fc285532-3c46-4c46-9fb5-3195ee3ed10b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.48.34