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Rhinestone earrings 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, rhinestones, and wire
Dimensions:
H x W x D (a): 2 5/16 x 2 x 13/16 in. (5.9 x 5.1 x 2.1 cm)
H x W x D (b): 2 3/8 x 2 x 3/4 in. (6 x 5.1 x 1.9 cm)
Type:
earrings
Place collected:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Description:
Rhinestone clip-on earring from Mae's Millinery Shop. Each earring has a cluster of clear rhinestones on the main body, with three (3) twisted wires extending above it each with a cluster of rhinestones on the ends, with the middle one being larger. There are metal pressure clips on the reverse of the body.
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:
2016.48.50.4ab
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/fd5271d0433-d0e1-450d-b1f3-7517a00bd53b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.48.50.4ab