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Cross pendant owned by Terrell family

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Mary Church Terrell, American, 1863 - 1954  Search this
Medium:
metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 1 1/2 × 13/16 × 3/16 in. (3.8 × 2.1 × 0.5 cm)
Type:
crosses (objects)
pendants (jewelry)
Place collected:
Highland Beach, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1863-1954
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Religion  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Ray and Jean Langston in memory of Mary Church and Robert Terrell
Object number:
A2017.13.1.47
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Collection title:
Mary Church Terrell Family Archive
Classification:
Adornment
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Second Floor, 2 050
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5e0113b00-c9a3-4b4a-b099-c628fc648d8f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2017.13.1.47
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Circular desk calendar owned by Mary Church Terrell

Created by:
Galt & Bro Inc., American, 1802 - 2001  Search this
Subject of:
Mary Church Terrell, American, 1863 - 1954  Search this
Owned by:
Mary Church Terrell, American, 1863 - 1954  Search this
Medium:
metal, plastic, wood, ink, backing
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 5 3/8 × 5 1/4 × 11/16 in. (13.7 × 13.3 × 1.7 cm)
Type:
perpetual calendars
Place collected:
Highland Beach, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1892-1934
Topic:
African American  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Ray and Jean Langston in memory of Mary Church and Robert Terrell
Object number:
A2017.13.1.12
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Mary Church Terrell Family Archive
Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Domestic
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5ef1b0cb2-d39f-438d-a6ab-0a9a6d6e2080
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2017.13.1.12
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Opera glasses and case owned by Mary Church Terrell

Created by:
Lemaire, French, 1846 - 1955  Search this
Owned by:
Mary Church Terrell, American, 1863 - 1954  Search this
Medium:
glasses:metal, plastic, glass, mother of pearl;
case: leather, silk, metal, paper, ink
Dimensions:
H x W x D (case): 2 3/4 × 4 5/8 × 2 in. (7 × 11.7 × 5.1 cm)
H x W x D (glasses): 2 1/4 × 4 × 1 1/2 in. (5.7 × 10.2 × 3.8 cm)
Type:
opera glasses
cases (containers)
Place collected:
Highland Beach, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Place made:
Paris, Île-de-France, France, Europe
Date:
late 19th-mid 20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Amusements  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Opera (Music)  Search this
Theatre  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Ray and Jean Langston in memory of Mary Church and Robert Terrell
Object number:
A2017.13.1.16ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Mary Church Terrell Family Archive
Classification:
Personal Effects and Items
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd59b5093de-622e-41b1-be29-adec38c8ffc1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2017.13.1.16ab
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Strongbox owned by Church and Terrell families

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Louise Ayers Church, American, born ca. 1846  Search this
Owned by:
Mary Church Terrell, American, 1863 - 1954  Search this
Medium:
metal, paint
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 4 1/2 × 9 1/2 × 6 1/4 in. (11.4 × 24.1 × 15.9 cm)
Type:
strongboxes
Place collected:
Highland Beach, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1860s
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Correspondence  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Finance  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Ray and Jean Langston in memory of Mary Church and Robert Terrell
Object number:
A2017.13.1.36ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Mary Church Terrell Family Archive
Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Occupational
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd506e685d8-9613-4e98-8365-320af2d4f319
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2017.13.1.36ab
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Masonic sword and scabbard owned by Robert Terrell

Created by:
W.M.H. Horstmann Company, American, founded 1815  Search this
Owned by:
Judge Robert Herberton Terrell, American, 1857 - 1925  Search this
Medium:
metal and bone
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 1 1/16 × 35 1/4 × 5 1/8 in. (2.7 × 89.5 × 13 cm)
Type:
ceremonial swords
Place collected:
Highland Beach, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Place made:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1895-1925
Topic:
African American  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Communities  Search this
Freemasonry  Search this
Men  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Ray and Jean Langston in memory of Mary Church and Robert Terrell
Object number:
A2017.13.1.3ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Mary Church Terrell Family Archive
Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Ceremonial Tools
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd510aba153-fcdf-45f3-8df6-bef55453f8ae
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2017.13.1.3ab

Commemorative bell from the 1883 Swiss National Exhibition

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Mary Church Terrell, American, 1863 - 1954  Search this
Medium:
metal, string
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 5 3/4 × 5 15/16 × 5 15/16 in. (14.6 × 15.1 × 15.1 cm)
Type:
commemoratives
bells (idiophones)
Place used:
Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland, Europe
Place collected:
Highland Beach, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1883
Topic:
African American  Search this
Education  Search this
Government  Search this
International affairs  Search this
Travel  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Ray and Jean Langston in memory of Mary Church and Robert Terrell
Object number:
A2017.13.1.4
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Mary Church Terrell Family Archive
Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Ceremonial Tools
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd53677e1bb-5bb7-4b0d-ac54-0b21eb33e103
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2017.13.1.4
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Service Award pin for Mary Church Terrell from the NACW

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
National Association of Colored Women's Clubs, American, founded 1896  Search this
Mary Church Terrell, American, 1863 - 1954  Search this
Owned by:
Mary Church Terrell, American, 1863 - 1954  Search this
Medium:
metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 1 1/2 × 1 5/16 × 3/16 in. (3.8 × 3.3 × 0.4 cm)
Type:
pins (jewelry)
Place collected:
Highland Beach, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1900
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Social reform  Search this
Women  Search this
Women's organizations  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Ray and Jean Langston in memory of Mary Church and Robert Terrell
Object number:
A2017.13.1.43
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Collection title:
Mary Church Terrell Family Archive
Classification:
Awards and Medals
Movement:
Women's Club Movement
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd59f5dc8f5-15c6-4c05-99f5-0c91b1c79344
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2017.13.1.43
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Pin for the National Association of Colored Women's Clubs

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
National Association of Colored Women's Clubs, American, founded 1896  Search this
Owned by:
Mary Church Terrell, American, 1863 - 1954  Search this
Medium:
metal, enamel
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 15/16 × 11/16 × 1/4 in. (2.4 × 1.7 × 0.6 cm)
Type:
pins (jewelry)
Place collected:
Highland Beach, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1896-1954
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Social reform  Search this
Women  Search this
Women's organizations  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Ray and Jean Langston in memory of Mary Church and Robert Terrell
Object number:
A2017.13.1.45
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Mary Church Terrell Family Archive
Classification:
Adornment
Movement:
Women's Club Movement
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a110ca9c-0f34-444d-bd1f-20adec70cf2d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2017.13.1.45
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Sterling spoon engraved for Mary Eliza Church

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Mary Church Terrell, American, 1863 - 1954  Search this
Owned by:
Mary Church Terrell, American, 1863 - 1954  Search this
Medium:
sterling silver
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 3 5/8 × 15/16 × 3/8 in. (9.2 × 2.4 × 1 cm)
Type:
spoons
Place collected:
Highland Beach, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1863-1954
Topic:
African American  Search this
Cooking and dining  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Families  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Ray and Jean Langston in memory of Mary Church and Robert Terrell
Object number:
A2017.13.1.50.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Collection title:
Mary Church Terrell Family Archive
Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Culinary
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd583c08cb8-bc47-4484-8052-e73d3ea530bc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2017.13.1.50.1
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Gold pencil and case owned by the Terrell family

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Mary Church Terrell, American, 1863 - 1954  Search this
Medium:
gold, leather, metal, lining
Dimensions:
H x W x D (pencil): 2 1/2 × 5/16 × 5/16 in. (6.4 × 0.8 × 0.8 cm)
H x W x D (case, closed): 3/4 × 2 9/16 × 13/16 in. (1.9 × 6.5 × 2.1 cm)
Type:
mechanical pencils
cases (containers)
Place collected:
Highland Beach, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1863-1954
Topic:
African American  Search this
Correspondence  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Ray and Jean Langston in memory of Mary Church and Robert Terrell
Object number:
A2017.13.1.54ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Mary Church Terrell Family Archive
Classification:
Personal Effects and Items
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5c52ad9cf-6bd8-40a4-874f-6fef22dd7c40
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2017.13.1.54ab
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Wedding ring belonging to Louise Ayers Church

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Worn by:
Louise Ayers Church, American, born ca. 1846  Search this
Owned by:
Mary Church Terrell, American, 1863 - 1954  Search this
Medium:
eighteen-carat gold
Dimensions:
Diameter: 3/4 × 1/4 in. (1.9 × 0.6 cm)
Type:
finger rings
Place collected:
Highland Beach, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1862-1870
Topic:
African American  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Families  Search this
Marriage customs and rites  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Ray and Jean Langston in memory of Mary Church and Robert Terrell
Object number:
A2017.13.1.56
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Mary Church Terrell Family Archive
Classification:
Adornment
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd588cbf20f-aaae-496d-b536-99b8e51fe8bc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2017.13.1.56
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Pocket watch and chain owned by Terrell family

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Mary Church Terrell, American, 1863 - 1954  Search this
Medium:
enamel, metal, plastic, paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 7/16 × 18 1/4 × 1 1/2 in. (1.1 × 46.4 × 3.8 cm)
Type:
pocket knives
pocket watches
Place collected:
Highland Beach, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1863-1954
Topic:
African American  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Ornamentation  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Ray and Jean Langston in memory of Mary Church and Robert Terrell
Object number:
A2017.13.1.6ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Mary Church Terrell Family Archive
Classification:
Adornment
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd57b83b1e0-5c03-4132-8a5e-d6e28c720e5f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2017.13.1.6ab
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Gavel used by Judge Robert Terrell

Created by:
Armstrong Manual Training School, American, founded 1902  Search this
Subject of:
Judge Robert Herberton Terrell, American, 1857 - 1925  Search this
Owned by:
Judge Robert Herberton Terrell, American, 1857 - 1925  Search this
Medium:
cedar, silver
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 1 3/4 × 2 3/4 × 1 3/4 in. (4.4 × 7 × 4.4 cm)
Type:
gavels (ceremonial mallets)
Place made:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Place collected:
Highland Beach, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1914
Topic:
African American  Search this
Education  Search this
Law  Search this
Local and regional  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Ray and Jean Langston in memory of Mary Church and Robert Terrell
Object number:
A2017.13.1.7
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Mary Church Terrell Family Archive
Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Occupational
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd54491051f-ef08-4a77-b4f5-3d408f0726e7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2017.13.1.7
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Gelatin silver print of Mary Church Terrell

Photograph by:
Addison N. Scurlock, American, 1883 - 1964  Search this
Subject of:
Mary Church Terrell, American, 1863 - 1954  Search this
Owned by:
Mary Church Terrell, American, 1863 - 1954  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image and Sheet): 7 × 5 in. (17.8 × 12.7 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Place captured:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1910
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Education  Search this
Local and regional  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 Ray and Jean Langston in memory of Mary Church and Robert Terrell
Object number:
TA2017.13.10.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Mary Church Terrell Family Archive
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Archival Collections
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5b18e887b-5c9b-4759-b70b-e4d856030743
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_TA2017.13.10.2
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Cosmetic case owned by Mary Church Terrell

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Mary Church Terrell, American, 1863 - 1954  Search this
Owned by:
Mary Church Terrell, American, 1863 - 1954  Search this
Medium:
leather, metal, mirrors
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 8 × 13 3/4 × 9 1/2 in. (20.3 × 34.9 × 24.1 cm)
Type:
boxes (containers)
Place collected:
Highland Beach, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1891-1954
Topic:
African American  Search this
Beauty culture  Search this
Cosmetics  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Ray and Jean Langston in memory of Mary Church and Robert Terrell
Object number:
A2017.13.1.5
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Mary Church Terrell Family Archive
Classification:
Personal Effects and Items
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5b0db15ce-0f13-4fc4-aa0f-5f8e383803e0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2017.13.1.5

Feather fan owned by Mary Church Terrell

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Mary Church Terrell, American, 1863 - 1954  Search this
Medium:
feather, plastic, metal, string
Dimensions:
H x W x D (Fan folded and tassel not extended): 1 1/2 × 18 × 10 in. (3.8 × 45.7 × 25.4 cm)
Type:
fans (costume accessories)
Place collected:
Highland Beach, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1863-1954
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Ray and Jean Langston in memory of Mary Church and Robert Terrell
Object number:
A2017.13.1.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Mary Church Terrell Family Archive
Classification:
Clothing-Historical
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5029d2bc3-8385-456a-9151-c20f0bdb880a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2017.13.1.2

Monogrammed playing cards owned by Mary Church Terrell

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Mary Church Terrell, American, 1863 - 1954  Search this
Owned by:
Mary Church Terrell, American, 1863 - 1954  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (individual playing card): 3 1/2 × 2 1/4 in. (8.9 × 5.7 cm)
Type:
playing cards
Place collected:
Highland Beach, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1891-1954
Topic:
African American  Search this
Amusements  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Play  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Ray and Jean Langston in memory of Mary Church and Robert Terrell
Object number:
A2017.13.1.8.1ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Mary Church Terrell Family Archive
Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Sports and Recreational
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5da5730bd-9f27-43a0-9da4-7f03efd93a9e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2017.13.1.8.1ab

Mink stole owned by Mary Church Terrell

Created by:
Hochschild Kohn's, American, 1897 - 1984  Search this
Owned by:
Mary Church Terrell, American, 1863 - 1954  Search this
Medium:
pelt, cord, glass, plastic, thread, tags
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 8 × 46 × 2 in. (20.3 × 116.8 × 5.1 cm)
Type:
stoles (outerwear)
Place collected:
Highland Beach, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Place made:
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1897-1954
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Ray and Jean Langston in memory of Mary Church and Robert Terrell
Object number:
A2017.13.1.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Mary Church Terrell Family Archive
Classification:
Clothing-Historical
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd55f13e1ef-ae10-42de-b157-25bf9a156e8f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2017.13.1.1

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