Rhinestone necklace 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 3/8 x 14 x 1/4 in. (3.5 x 35.6 x 0.6 cm)
Type
necklaces
Place collected
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date
1941-1994
Description
Rhinestone necklace with ornate decoration at front from Mae's Millinery Shop. Clear rhinestones are set into silver colored metal. The front decoration cascades below a single row of rhinestones and features larger oval and rectangular shaped rhinestones. The necklace closes at the back with a clasp.
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
2016.48.50.2
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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