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Rhinestone necklace 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:
metal and rhinestones
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 1 3/8 x 14 x 1/4 in. (3.5 x 35.6 x 0.6 cm)
Type:
necklaces
Place collected:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Description:
Rhinestone necklace with ornate decoration at front from Mae's Millinery Shop. Clear rhinestones are set into silver colored metal. The front decoration cascades below a single row of rhinestones and features larger oval and rectangular shaped rhinestones. The necklace closes at the back with a clasp.
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:
2016.48.50.2
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/fd5de1d79ac-57a7-43e8-a90c-a050bbfbd0f2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.48.50.2