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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 rhinestone
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2 3/8 x 9/16 x 9/16 in. (6 x 1.4 x 1.4 cm)
H x W x D (base): 1 11/16 x 9/16 x 9/16 in. (4.3 x 1.4 x 1.4 cm)
H x W x D (top): 2 3/16 x 5/8 x 5/8 in. (5.6 x 1.6 x 1.6 cm)
Type:
lipsticks
Place collected:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Description:
Gold-colored metal lipstick holder (a) with rhinestone decoration on top of lid (b). Rhinestones are arranged in a circle.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Beauty culture  Search this
Black Enterprise  Search this
Business  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:
2016.48.87ab
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
Exhibition:
Power of Place
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 051
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5f322ca62-84d1-431d-826b-7e6f0eef1c5d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.48.87ab