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Short gloves and storage bag belonging to Etta Moten Barnett

Catalog Data

Manufactured by:
Van Raalte, American, 1907 - 2000  Search this
Owned by:
Etta Moten Barnett, American, 1901 - 2004  Search this
Medium:
leather and plastic
Dimensions:
H x W (a,b): 11 3/16 × 3 3/4 in. (28.4 × 9.5 cm)
H x W (c): 13 5/16 × 5 5/16 in. (33.8 × 13.5 cm)
Type:
gloves
bags (containers)
Place made:
Philippines
Place used:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1940-2004
Description:
This is a pair of short kid gloves (a,b) in their original plastic bag (c) that belonged to Etta Moten Barnett. The gloves (a,b) are mid-forearm length, made of white kid leather. On the inside of each one is a red stamp with text that reads “ VAN RAALTE / 7 / REAL KID / MADE IN PHILLIPHINES.” The plastic bag (c) they came in is a clear plastic in a long narrow rectangular shape. It has blue curlicues along the margins. Across the center is blue text that reads “VAN RAALTE.” Along the bottom margin is small blue text that reads “Made in Philippines.”
Topic:
African American  Search this
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Broadway Theatre  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
A2022.13.1.59a-c
Restrictions & Rights:
No known copyright restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Etta Moten Barnett Archive
Classification:
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5076769df-ac2a-47ab-953c-15880101450c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2022.13.1.59a-c