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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:
silk or synthetic fiber, plastic
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 5 1/4 x 8 x 6 1/2 in. (13.3 x 20.3 x 16.5 cm)
Type:
caps (headgear)
Place collected:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Description:
Black dupioni cap of silk or synthetic fabric attributed to Mae Reeves. The cap is formed from black plastic net into a circle. It is covered with black dupioni fabric with the corners draped over the front of the cap, but gathered and knotted at the center back. The interior opening of the form is lined in black grosgrain ribbon. There are no labels.
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:
2016.48.35
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/fd58fd91463-f84c-4b39-a0a4-534c6c99298c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.48.35