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Photograph of Mae Reeves, Donna Limerick, and family at a wedding

Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Mae Reeves, American, 1912 - 2016  Search this
Donna Limerick, American  Search this
Medium:
dye and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image & Sheet): 4 x 5 1/4 in. (10.2 x 13.3 cm)
Type:
chromogenic color prints
portraits
Place collected:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1987
Topic:
African American  Search this
Catholicism  Search this
Families  Search this
Photography  Search this
Religious rituals and ceremonies  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Mae Reeves and her children, Donna Limerick and William Mincey, Jr.
Object number:
2010.6.219
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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Collection title:
Mae's Millinery Shop Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5998945e1-9291-411b-b369-5912499c86e6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.6.219
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Four programs for the funeral of Jack Grant from Mae's Millinery Shop

Printed by:
Laura's Printing, Inc., American  Search this
Subject of:
Jack Grant, American, 1919 - 2003  Search this
Mae's Millinery Shop, American, 1941 - 1994  Search this
Owned by:
Mae Reeves, American, 1912 - 2016  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (each): 8 1/2 x 7 in. (21.6 x 17.8 cm)
Type:
commemoratives
portraits
programs
Place collected:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
April 10, 2003
Topic:
African American  Search this
Black Enterprise  Search this
Business  Search this
Catholicism  Search this
Families  Search this
Funeral customs and rites  Search this
Religion  Search this
Religious rituals and ceremonies  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Mae Reeves and her children, Donna Limerick and William Mincey, Jr.
Object number:
2010.6.7.1-.4
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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Collection title:
Mae's Millinery Shop Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5340a8001-639a-4cab-8a6f-053ac38a4881
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.6.7.1-.4
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Portrait print of John F. Kennedy from Mae's Millinery Shop

Published by:
The Philadelphia Inquirer, American, founded 1829  Search this
Photograph by:
Yousuf Karsh, Armenian Canadian, 1908 - 2002  Search this
Owned by:
Mae Reeves, American, 1912 - 2016  Search this
Subject of:
President John F. Kennedy, American, 1917 - 1963  Search this
Mae's Millinery Shop, American, 1941 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
lithographic ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D (framed): 14 3/4 x 11 3/4 x 3/4 in. (37.5 x 29.8 x 1.9 cm)
Type:
chromolithographs
portraits
Place collected:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1963
Topic:
African American  Search this
Black Enterprise  Search this
Business  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Photography  Search this
Social reform  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Mae Reeves and her children, Donna Limerick and William Mincey, Jr.
Object number:
2013.27.6ab
Restrictions & Rights:
© The Estate of Yousuf Karsh. Permission required for use.
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Collection title:
Mae's Millinery Shop Collection
Classification:
Furnishings, Housewares, and Décor
Movement:
Civil Rights Movement
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/fd5b94c3c0a-b407-4412-88e1-69935bbff3f2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.27.6ab

Airline freight tag from Mae's Millinery Shop

Printed by:
Air France, founded 1933  Search this
Owned by:
Mae Reeves, American, 1912 - 2016  Search this
Subject of:
Mae's Millinery Shop, American, 1941 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 5 3/4 x 2 5/16 in. (14.6 x 5.9 cm)
Type:
labels (identifying artifacts)
Place collected:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Topic:
African American  Search this
Black Enterprise  Search this
Business  Search this
Transportation  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Mae Reeves and her children, Donna Limerick and William Mincey, Jr.
Object number:
2010.6.106
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:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
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/fd533a25962-b9fd-4fe1-9950-2f730c2da122
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.6.106
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Gold and glass perfume bottle from Mae's Millinery Shop

Manufactured by:
Anne Paree, French  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, plastic
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 5 3/8 x 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 in. (13.7 x 3.8 x 3.8 cm)
Type:
perfume bottles
Place collected:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Topic:
African American  Search this
Black Enterprise  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 from Mae Reeves and her children, Donna Limerick and William Mincey, Jr.
Object number:
2010.6.111ab
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:
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/fd591468fd7-45fd-491c-b80e-4ec3cfd30c66
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.6.111ab
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Glass tray from Mae's Millinery Shop

Manufactured 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:
glass
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 3/4 x 6 3/4 x 4 in. (1.9 x 17.1 x 10.2 cm)
Type:
trays
Place collected:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Topic:
African American  Search this
Black Enterprise  Search this
Business  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Mae Reeves and her children, Donna Limerick and William Mincey, Jr.
Object number:
2010.6.112
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:
Furnishings, Housewares, and Décor
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/fd503ac05b8-aea9-49cc-9762-f515a431132a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.6.112
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Hand mirror from Mae's Millinery Shop

Manufactured 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:
glass and plastic
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 13 1/4 x 5 x 1/2 in. (33.7 x 12.7 x 1.3 cm)
Type:
mirrors
Place collected:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Topic:
African American  Search this
Black Enterprise  Search this
Business  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Mae Reeves and her children, Donna Limerick and William Mincey, Jr.
Object number:
2010.6.118
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/fd5149efa5c-6c19-4558-879e-8731a7a71026
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.6.118

Female mannequin head 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:
paint on plaster
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 14 7/8 x 7 x 7 in. (37.8 x 17.8 x 17.8 cm)
Type:
mannequins
Place collected:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Topic:
African American  Search this
Black Enterprise  Search this
Business  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Mae Reeves and her children, Donna Limerick and William Mincey, Jr.
Object number:
2010.6.126
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:
Tools and Equipment-Occupational
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/fd5aa8f2fcb-3bcb-4871-87c4-6c9cdef8bc7c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.6.126

Display stand with spools of thread and needles from Mae's Millinery Shop

Compiled by:
Mae Reeves, American, 1912 - 2016  Search this
Owned by:
Mae Reeves, American, 1912 - 2016  Search this
Subject of:
Mae's Millinery Shop, American, 1941 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
metal, thread, wood, pasteboard, and plastic
Dimensions:
H x W x D (2010.6.127.1): 11 1/8 x 11 3/8 x 12 1/4 in. (28.3 x 28.9 x 31.1 cm)
H x W x D (2010.6.127.2): 5/8 x 4 5/8 x 4 5/8 in. (1.6 x 11.7 x 11.7 cm)
H x W x D (2010.6.127.3): 6 1/8 x 4 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. (15.6 x 10.8 x 10.8 cm)
H x W x D (2010.6.127.4): 4 5/8 × 3 1/2 × 3 1/2 in. (11.7 × 8.9 × 8.9 cm)
H x W x D (2010.6.127.5): 3 3/8 x 4 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. (8.6 x 11.4 x 11.4 cm)
H x W x D (2010.6.127.6): 1 13/16 x 1 3/4 x 1 5/8 in. (4.6 x 4.4 x 4.1 cm)
H x W x D (2010.6.127.7): 1 5/16 x 1 x 1 in. (3.3 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm)
H x W x D (2010.6.127.8): 1 3/8 x 1 x 1 in. (3.5 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm)
H x W x D (2010.6.127.9): 1 3/4 x 4 1/8 x 4 1/8 in. (4.4 x 10.5 x 10.5 cm)
H x W x D (2010.6.127.10): 3 1/4 x 1/4 x 1/4 in. (8.3 x 0.6 x 0.6 cm)
H x W x D (2010.6.127.11): 2 11/16 x 1 3/4 x 1 3/4 in. (6.8 x 4.4 x 4.4 cm)
H x W x D (2010.6.127.12): 3 x 1 7/8 x 1 7/8 in. (7.6 x 4.8 x 4.8 cm)
H x W x D (2010.6.127.13): 1 1/4 x 3 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. (3.2 x 8.9 x 8.9 cm)
Type:
spools
showcases
needles
Place collected:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Topic:
African American  Search this
Black Enterprise  Search this
Business  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Mae Reeves and her children, Donna Limerick and William Mincey, Jr.
Object number:
2010.6.127.1-.13
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:
Tools and Equipment-Occupational
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/fd57e1cd97c-3333-4a33-a616-d9ffc5338040
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.6.127.1-.13

Wooden hat stand 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:
paint on wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D (ab): 8 × 7 5/16 × 7 5/16 in. (20.3 × 18.6 × 18.6 cm)
H x W x D (a): 6 × 5 7/8 × 5 3/4 in. (15.2 × 14.9 × 14.6 cm)
H x W x D (b): 3 5/8 × 7 5/16 × 7 5/16 in. (9.2 × 18.6 × 18.6 cm)
Type:
hat stands
Place collected:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Topic:
African American  Search this
Black Enterprise  Search this
Business  Search this
Ornamentation  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Mae Reeves and her children, Donna Limerick and William Mincey, Jr.
Object number:
2010.6.129ab
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:
Tools and Equipment-Occupational
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/fd5f8480de0-507d-47f2-bf5a-ec2788c83965
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.6.129ab

Black and silver turban style hat from Mae's Millinery Shop

Designed by:
Mae Reeves, American, 1912 - 2016  Search this
Subject of:
Mae's Millinery Shop, American, 1941 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
synthetic fiber and net
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 5 1/4 x 10 3/4 x 10 1/2 in. (13.3 x 27.3 x 26.7 cm)
Type:
hats
Place made:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Topic:
African American  Search this
Black Enterprise  Search this
Business  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Design  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion design  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Mae Reeves and her children, Donna Limerick and William Mincey, Jr.
Object number:
2010.6.141
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:
Clothing-Fashion
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/fd5cc6f8101-daa7-4ac6-89dc-c9577037b6e5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.6.141
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Navy portrait hat by Mr. John from Mae's Millinery Shop

Created by:
Mr. John, American, founded 1948  Search this
Owned by:
Mae Reeves, American, 1912 - 2016  Search this
Subject of:
Mae's Millinery Shop, American, 1941 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
wool felt and synthetic net
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 8 1/2 x 13 x 14 in. (21.6 x 33 x 35.6 cm)
Type:
hats
Place made:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Topic:
African American  Search this
Black Enterprise  Search this
Business  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Mae Reeves and her children, Donna Limerick and William Mincey, Jr.
Object number:
2010.6.145
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:
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5545ae2b5-74c0-486c-88da-abb165124199
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.6.145
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Black hat form 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:
buckram
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 3 1/2 x 7 x 8 1/4 in. (8.9 x 17.8 x 21 cm)
Type:
headgear
Place made:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Topic:
African American  Search this
Black Enterprise  Search this
Business  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Mae Reeves and her children, Donna Limerick and William Mincey, Jr.
Object number:
2010.6.150
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Collection title:
Mae's Millinery Shop Collection
Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Crafting-Artistic-Image-making
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5f3792807-5a1f-4350-8e0a-07cd232167ba
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.6.150
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Red feather lamp shade hat from Mae's Millinery Shop

Designed by:
Mae Reeves, American, 1912 - 2016  Search this
Subject of:
Mae's Millinery Shop, American, 1941 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
nylon, wool, feather, velvet
Dimensions:
8 1/4 x 9 x 9 1/4 in. (21 x 22.9 x 23.5 cm)
Type:
hats
Place made:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Topic:
African American  Search this
Black Enterprise  Search this
Business  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Design  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion design  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Mae Reeves and her children, Donna Limerick and William Mincey, Jr.
Object number:
2010.6.154
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:
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd592f44743-ff92-4969-8e48-70da33cb244a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.6.154

Navy blue cloche with flowers, beads, and feathers from Mae's Millinery Shop

Designed by:
Mae Reeves, American, 1912 - 2016  Search this
Subject of:
Mae's Millinery Shop, American, 1941 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
synthetic fiber, plastic, sequins, feathers, and beads
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 8 3/4 x 9 1/4 x 9 in. (22.2 x 23.5 x 22.9 cm)
Type:
cloches
Place made:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Topic:
African American  Search this
Black Enterprise  Search this
Business  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Design  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion design  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Mae Reeves and her children, Donna Limerick and William Mincey, Jr.
Object number:
2010.6.155
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:
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd556d10979-4a9e-44a9-9e13-2d864dbb91b6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.6.155
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Brown feathered pillbox hat from Mae's Millinery Shop

Designed by:
Mae Reeves, American, 1912 - 2016  Search this
Subject of:
Mae's Millinery Shop, American, 1941 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
wool felt, feathers, and adhesive
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 6 x 8 3/4 x 8 1/2 in. (15.2 x 22.2 x 21.6 cm)
Type:
pillboxes (hats)
Place made:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Topic:
African American  Search this
Black Enterprise  Search this
Business  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Design  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion design  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Mae Reeves and her children, Donna Limerick and William Mincey, Jr.
Object number:
2010.6.156
Restrictions & Rights:
2
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Mae's Millinery Shop Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd532e2e206-b90f-4357-8185-40b98ae074ec
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.6.156
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Cream hat with white and gold embellishment from Mae's Millinery Shop

Designed by:
Mae Reeves, American, 1912 - 2016  Search this
Subject of:
Mae's Millinery Shop, American, 1941 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
wool felt, synthetic fiber, net, and metal button
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 6 1/2 x 14 x 12 in. (16.5 x 35.6 x 30.5 cm)
Type:
hats
Place made:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Topic:
African American  Search this
Black Enterprise  Search this
Business  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Design  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion design  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Mae Reeves and her children, Donna Limerick and William Mincey, Jr.
Object number:
2010.6.157
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:
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd53fb647d2-2fb7-419b-b854-9fe53118335c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.6.157

Green raffia lamp shade hat from Mae's Millinery Shop

Designed by:
Mae Reeves, American, 1912 - 2016  Search this
Subject of:
Mae's Millinery Shop, American, 1941 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
raffia, silk (textile), polyester
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 9 3/4 x 9 1/4 x 9 3/4 in. (24.8 x 23.5 x 24.8 cm)
Type:
hats
Place made:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Topic:
African American  Search this
Black Enterprise  Search this
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Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Mae Reeves and her children, Donna Limerick and William Mincey, Jr.
Object number:
2010.6.158
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Collection title:
Mae's Millinery Shop Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
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Turqouise turban style hat with brooch from Mae's Millinery Shop

Designed by:
Mae Reeves, American, 1912 - 2016  Search this
Subject of:
Mae's Millinery Shop, American, 1941 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
Hat: synthetic fiber;
Brooch: metal and rhinestones
Dimensions:
H x W x D (ab): 5 3/4 × 8 1/2 × 8 in. (14.6 × 21.6 × 20.3 cm)
H x W x D (b): 2 1/4 × 1 7/8 × 1/2 in. (5.7 × 4.8 × 1.3 cm)
Type:
brooches
hats
Place made:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
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Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Mae Reeves and her children, Donna Limerick and William Mincey, Jr.
Object number:
2010.6.160ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Collection title:
Mae's Millinery Shop Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Fashion
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/fd5acfcf16e-72a0-415b-bbb0-e771d7c84fe2
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edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.6.160ab
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Black raffia hat with brown and black decorations from Mae's Millinery Shop

Designed by:
Mae Reeves, American, 1912 - 2016  Search this
Subject of:
Mae's Millinery Shop, American, 1941 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
raffia, net, and synthetic fiber
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 5 1/4 x 17 1/2 x 17 in. (13.3 x 44.5 x 43.2 cm)
Type:
hats
Place made:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Topic:
African American  Search this
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Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Mae Reeves and her children, Donna Limerick and William Mincey, Jr.
Object number:
2010.6.161
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:
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd541a72914-e9fb-4c4c-8601-daf86c613538
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.6.161
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