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Clothes brush in the form of "Mammy"

Manufactured by:
Rhody Brush Company, American  Search this
Medium:
wood , bristle and cloth
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 7 1/16 × 2 3/4 × 3 1/4 in. (18 × 7 × 8.3 cm)
Type:
clothes brushes
Place made:
Woonsocket, Providence County, Rhode Island, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1935
Topic:
African American  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Stereotypes  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Collection of James M. Caselli and Jonathan Mark Scharer
Object number:
2007.7.53
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Racist and Stereotypical Objects
Exhibition:
Defending Freedom, Defining Freedom: The Era of Segregation, 1876-1968
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 2, C 2053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5def6e800-cf29-4bd8-9176-f4a7c8206361
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.7.53
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