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

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Compiled by
Reeves, Mae, American, 1912 - 2016
Owned by
Reeves, Mae, American, 1912 - 2016
Subject of
Mae's Millinery Shop, American, 1941 - 1994
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
Description
Three-tiered metal stand (.1) with a lip at the front of each tier. The words "Kolor Treet" are stamped on both sides in yellow ink. A paper insert on the top back reads in black ink: "DUART KOLOR TREET Quick Find Selection Chart" and lists several colors of hair dye. The bottom of the stand is hollow and has only one of four black rubber feet remaining. The stand is accompanied by nine spools containing fibers in various forms and fibers, two empty spools, and one large sewing needle.
.2: A white pasteboard spool with the top portion torn off containing black grosgrain synthetic fiber ribbon. The loose, raw edge of the ribbon is pinned to the wound ribbon with a metal straight pin with a round white plastic head.
.3: A brown pasteboard cone containing heavy-weight black two-ply cotton thread.
.4: A metal spool with red paper ends reading "ribnray ribnray ribnray / MADE IN U.S.A." on both ends. The spool contains light pink pressed cellulose fiber tape. A metal straight pin with a white plastic head is wedged inside the spool.
.5: A brown pasteboard spool containing round purple plastic sequins strung onto purple thread.
.6: A wooden spool with a white and blue paper label on each end that reads: "225 YDS. / SIZE 50 / 100% / POLYESTER THREAD / Manufactured by / AmericanThread Co. / Stamford, Conn. 06905." The spool contains red polyester thread. A metal sewing needle and a metal straight pin with a yellow plastic head are stuck through the spooled thread.
.7: An empty wooden spool with paper labels on each end with one end reading, "COATS & CLARK'S / MERCERIZED SEWING / 100 YDS. / MADE IN U.S.A." and the other end reading, "COATS & CLARK'S / 10c / O.N.T. / 5-B / BOILFAST."
.8: An empty wooden spool with paper labels on each end with one end reading, "THE CLARK THREAD COMPANY / CLARK'S BEST SIX CORD / 12", and the other end reading, "CLARK'S / O.N.T. / SPOOL COTTON / 12".
.9: A brown pasteboard spool with blue stamped ink that reads: "PAT. 426 / RAYON SEAM BINDING / 100 YDS WOVEN EDGE / MANUFACTURED BY / LAWRENCE SCHIFF SILK MILLS" on one end. The spool contains black rayon binding tape.
.10: One metal pack needle.
.11: A brown pasteboard spool containing mauve mercerized cotton thread.
.12: A tan plastic spool containing ivory silk thread.
.13: A rolled length of pressed bast fiber in cream, red, and green braided together.
Topic
African American
Business
Women
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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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

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