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Gold and white beaded 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 and beads
Dimensions:
H x W x D (a): 1 11/16 x 1 3/4 x 1 1/8 in. (4.3 x 4.4 x 2.9 cm)
H x W x D (b): 1 7/8 x 1 7/8 x 1 1/8 in. (4.8 x 4.8 x 2.9 cm)
Type:
earrings
Place collected:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Description:
Gold and white beaded clip-on earrings from Mae's Millinery Shop. Each earring consists of a cluster of large round gold and faux pearl beads strung onto thread with one (1) pearl colored bugle bead behind it, with the strand then attached to a metal perforated disc. The back of each disc has a pressure 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:
2016.48.71ab
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/fd51db52bec-6ffa-48a0-8796-51a870ea854c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.48.71ab