Wooden hat stand from Mae's Millinery Shop

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Created by
Unidentified
Owned by
Reeves, Mae, American, 1912 - 2016
Subject of
Mae's Millinery Shop, American, 1941 - 1994
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
Description
A wooden hat stand base (a) and form (b) painted white. The base is circular with one groove carved into the top of the base. A turned wooden dowel is screwed into the center of the base. The form is circular and tapers in toward the bottom where it attaches to the stand via a hole in the center of the underside.
Topic
African American
Business
Ornamentation
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

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