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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:
paint on porcelain
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 4 7/8 x 2 3/4 x 2 3/4 in. (12.4 x 7 x 7 cm)
Type:
holders
Place collected:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Description:
Porcelain bud vase used as a hatpin holder by Mae Reeves. The vase is cylindrical with a wide base. The top of the vase has ten small holes surrounding one large center hole. Pink and purple floral sprays are painted around the sides and on the base.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Black Enterprise  Search this
Business  Search this
Ornamentation  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:
2016.48.94.1
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:
Furnishings, Housewares, and D├ęcor
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/fd54060a7d1-b871-40c4-a6e8-80b9697950d6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.48.94.1