On View
Power of Place Gallery
Exhibition
Power of Place
Manufactured by
Prince Matchabelli Inc., founded 1926
Owned by
Reeves, Mae, American, 1912 - 2016
Subject of
Mae's Millinery Shop, American, 1941 - 1994
Date
1941-1994
Medium
synthetic fiber and foam
Dimensions
H x W x D: 2 1/2 x 3/8 in. (6.4 x 1 cm)
Description
A pink circular powder puff made from two layers of faux fur filled with soft foam and found in 2010.6.54.1ab.
Place collected
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Collection title
Mae's Millinery Shop Collection
Classification
Adornment
Type
powder puffs
Topic
Beauty culture
Black Enterprise
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
2010.6.54.5
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5659d81a7-602e-4a49-a349-7718ad0440dd
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