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Black beaded accessory 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:
synthetic fiber, velvet, and beads
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 5 1/16 × 20 × 1/2 in. (12.9 × 50.8 × 1.3 cm)
Type:
costume accessories
Place collected:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Description:
Black beaded fashion accessory from Mae's Millinery Shop. Black beads of various sizes and shapes are hand sewn to a scalloped shape piece of black fabric. The piece is centered on a length of black velvet ribbon so that a length of ribbon protrudes from each side. One metal hook is sewn to the proper right back, but there is no loop of metal or fabric to attach to it.
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:
2016.48.92.2
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/fd5a359404d-39c5-4ec4-bafb-39a0673eea33
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.48.92.2