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Samsonite hat box suitcase from Mae's Millinery Shop

Manufactured by:
Samsonite, American, founded 1910  Search this
Owned by:
Mae Reeves, American, 1912 - 2016  Search this
Subject of:
Mae's Millinery Shop, American, 1941 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
plastic, metal, synthetic fiber, and elastic
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 17 1/2 × 18 1/4 × 7 1/4 in. (44.5 × 46.4 × 18.4 cm)
Type:
luggage
Place collected:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Hamilton, Bermuda, Caribbean, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Travel  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:
2016.48.43
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:
Personal Effects and Items
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/fd5cf9797a8-4a17-465a-942b-42c509bcfd26
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.48.43
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