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Amber 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: 1 9/16 x 15 1/2 in. (4 x 39.4 cm)
Type:
necklaces
Place collected:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Description:
Amber rhinestone necklace from Mae's Millinery Shop. The short necklace consists of a row of small amber rhinestones set into interlocked metal. Three (3) large teardrop faceted amber rhinestones are placed at the front center, with the middle one being slightly larger. They are surrounded by a row of the small rhinestones set into the metal. Two (2) dark amber faceted rhinestones dangle in between the large ones. The necklace closes at the back with a hook that fastens over the larger rhinestone at the opposite end.
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:
2016.48.78.2
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/fd505011ec1-7c24-4205-9df0-09c549f18f1e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.48.78.2