Pin with multicolored opaque gems from Mae's Millinery Shop

Designed by
Schreiner New York, American, founded 1951
Owned by
Reeves, Mae, American, 1912 - 2016
Subject of
Mae's Millinery Shop, American, 1941 - 1994
Date
1941-1994
Medium
metal, glass, and rhinestones
Dimensions
H x W x D: 2 3/8 x 2 1/2 x 1 3/8 in. (6 x 6.4 x 3.5 cm)
Description
Gold-colored metal pin with white, orange, and green opaque gems and clear rhinestones from Mae's Millinery Shop. There is a large green spherical stone set at the center, which is raised with tiered layers around it. There is a bar safety clasp on the reverse. The name "SCHREINER / NEW YORK" is engraved onto the metal on the reverse.
Place collected
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Collection title
Mae's Millinery Shop Collection
Classification
Adornment
Type
pins (jewelry)
Topic
Beauty culture
Business
Clothing and dress
Fashion
Fashion design
Women
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Donna Limerick
Object number
2016.48.66
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd50dc54b8d-c2c0-4cfe-969d-dd7aa9d4f878