Large rhinestone and silver metal ring from Mae's Millinery Shop

Created by
Unidentified
Owned by
Reeves, Mae, American, 1912 - 2016
Subject of
Mae's Millinery Shop, American, 1941 - 1994
Medium
metal and rhinestones
Dimensions
H x W x D: 1 x 3 3/8 x 3 1/2 in. (2.5 x 8.6 x 8.9 cm)
Type
finger rings
Place collected
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date
1941-1994
Description
Large ring from Mae's Millinery Shop featuring clear rhinestones set in silver metal with a silver metal ring on the back. The design is a stylized floral shape with square and marquise cut stones. A floral vine motif is engraved onto the ring portion, which is adjustable as it is not a closed loop.
Topic
African American
Beauty culture
Business
Clothing and dress
Fashion
Women
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2013.213.11.3
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Collection title
Mae's Millinery Shop Collection
Classification
Adornment
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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