Clear beaded 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
plastic and string
Dimensions
H x W x D: 1/2 x 20 5/16 x 1/2 in. (1.3 x 51.6 x 1.3 cm)
Type
necklaces
Collection title
Mae's Millinery Shop Collection
Classification
Adornment
Place collected
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date
1941-1994
Description
Clear beaded necklace from Mae's Millinery Shop. The necklace is a single continues strand of clear faceted plastic beads in varying shapes and sizes, with the larger beads concentrated near the center front. The strand has no break or fastener, it slips over the wearer's head.
Topic
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
2016.48.56
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions

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