Cream leather collar with gold fringe 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
leather, braid, velvet ribbon, and faille
Dimensions
H x W: 6 x 23 in. (15.2 x 58.4 cm)
H x W (with ties): 6 × 41 in. (15.2 × 104.1 cm)
Type
collars (neckwear)
Place collected
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date
1941-1994
Description
Cream leather collar from Mae's Millinery Shop. The collar is crescent shaped with loops of metallic gold braided tape attached along the bottom edge. Black velvet ribbon ties are sewn at each end. The reverse of the leather portion is lined with cream faille that is sewn only along the top edge, with the bottom hemmed but detached from the leather. There are no labels.
Topic
African American
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
2016.48.57
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title
Mae's Millinery Shop Collection
Classification
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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