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Pin with multicolored opaque gems from Mae's Millinery Shop

Catalog Data

Designed by:
Schreiner New York, American, founded 1951  Search this
Owned by:
Mae Reeves, American, 1912 - 2016  Search this
Subject of:
Mae's Millinery Shop, American, 1941 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
metal, glass, and rhinestones
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2 3/8 x 2 1/2 x 1 3/8 in. (6 x 6.4 x 3.5 cm)
Type:
pins (jewelry)
Place collected:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Description:
Gold-colored metal pin with white, orange, and green opaque gems and clear rhinestones from Mae's Millinery Shop. There is a large green spherical stone set at the center, which is raised with tiered layers around it. There is a bar safety clasp on the reverse. The name "SCHREINER / NEW YORK" is engraved onto the metal on the reverse.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Beauty culture  Search this
Business  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Design  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion design  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:
2016.48.66
See more items in:
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/fd50dc54b8d-c2c0-4cfe-969d-dd7aa9d4f878
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.48.66