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Rhinestone butterfly brooch from Mae's Millinery Shop

Catalog Data

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Mae Reeves, American, 1912 - 2016  Search this
Subject of:
Mae's Millinery Shop, American, 1941 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
rhinestones and metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2 11/16 x 2 3/16 x 9/16 in. (6.8 x 5.6 x 1.4 cm)
Type:
brooches
Place collected:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Description:
Brooch shaped like a butterfly with clear rhinestones attached to a silver metal form from Mae's Millinery Shop. A safety clasp is attached to the reverse behind the upper part of the wings.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Beauty culture  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:
2016.48.50.10
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:
Adornment
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd569b0969c-f961-48ec-93b7-ba699f3e8d44
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.48.50.10