Pair of teal rhinestone flower earrings 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
rhinestones and metal
Dimensions
H x W x D (a): 7/8 x 13/16 x 11/16 in. (2.2 x 2.1 x 1.7 cm)
H x W x D (b): 7/8 x 13/16 x 13/16 in. (2.2 x 2.1 x 2.1 cm)
Type
ear clips
Place collected
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date
1941-1994
Description
Pair of earrings with teal rhinestones arranged in a flower shape. The earrings close with a screw back clip-on fastener.
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, Gift of Donna Limerick
Object number
2016.48.50.11.2ab
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Collection title
Mae's Millinery Shop Collection
Classification
Adornment
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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