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Metal cosmetic case with rhinestones and beads from Mae's Millinery Shop

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, glass, rhinestone, plastic, powder, and lipstick
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 7 9/16 x 5 9/16 x 15/16 in. (19.2 x 14.1 x 2.4 cm)
H x W x D (small brown pouch): 1 9/16 x 2 7/8 x 1/4 in. (4 x 7.3 x 0.6 cm)
H x W (small powder square): 2 5/16 x 1 3/4 in. (5.9 x 4.4 cm)
H x W x D (lipstick): 1 11/16 x 11/16 x 11/16 in. (4.3 x 1.7 x 1.7 cm)
Type:
compacts
Place collected:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Topic:
African American  Search this
Beauty culture  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:
2016.48.89.1a-c
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
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/fd565121ee9-28dd-446a-9a80-5c506480c465
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.48.89.1a-c

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