Mae Reeves Hat Designs presentation board

Created by
Unidentified
Subject of
Reeves, Mae, American, 1912 - 2016
National Museum of African American History and Culture, American, founded 2003
African American Museum in Philadelphia, American, founded 1976
Manufactured by
Elmer's Products, American, founded 1947
Medium
ink on paper, adhesive, corrugated board
Dimensions
H x W x D (Flat): 28 1/16 x 40 3/16 x 1/8 in. (71.3 x 102.1 x 0.3 cm)
H x W x D (Standing): 28 1/16 x 27 x 10 in. (71.3 x 68.6 x 25.4 cm)
Type
posters
Place used
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date
2010
Description
Tri-fold presentation board with cut out printed images of various Mae Reeves hat designs. The hats are featured on the left and right flaps of the board. In the middle are newspaper articles and images of Mae Reeves from the "Hats off to Mae" event at the African American Museum in Philadelphia. The reverse is undecorated cardboard with printed logos and advertisement for the manufacturer, Elmer's.
Topic
African American
Business
Fashion
Women
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Donna Limerick
Object number
2016.48.46
Restrictions & Rights
Various. Permission required for use.
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Collection title
Mae's Millinery Shop Collection
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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