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Cosmetic case owned by Mary Church Terrell

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Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Mary Church Terrell, American, 1863 - 1954  Search this
Owned by:
Mary Church Terrell, American, 1863 - 1954  Search this
Medium:
leather, metal, mirrors
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 8 × 13 3/4 × 9 1/2 in. (20.3 × 34.9 × 24.1 cm)
Type:
boxes (containers)
Place collected:
Highland Beach, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1891-1954
Description:
Cosmetic case used by Mary Church Terrell. The case is made of red leather with a central handle on top of the hinged lid. The case has two (2) latches and an interior mirror. [M.C. Terrell] is printed on the front in gold-colored text.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Beauty culture  Search this
Cosmetics  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Ray and Jean Langston in memory of Mary Church and Robert Terrell
Object number:
A2017.13.1.5
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Mary Church Terrell Family Archive
Classification:
Personal Effects and Items
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5b0db15ce-0f13-4fc4-aa0f-5f8e383803e0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2017.13.1.5