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Green faux pearl 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:
beads, wire, rhinestones, and metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 5/8 x 21 1/8 x 5/8 in. (1.6 x 53.7 x 1.6 cm)
Type:
necklaces
Place collected:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Description:
Light green faux pearl necklace from Mae's Millinery Shop. The necklace has a single strand with the beads at the front center larger than the rest. These larger beads are separated by metal spacers with clear rhinestones around the rims. A short silver chain link extends from one end with one (1) pearl bead at the tip. The chain fastens to the opposite end into a metal clip.
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:
2016.48.51.5
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/fd51b9a333c-adf9-4ce8-9ef9-99fa64045943
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.48.51.5