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Pink ombre gauze handkerchief from Mae's Millinery Shop

Square handkerchief made from nylon gauze in a pink tone. The color has an ombre effect on the diagonal. A black manufacturer's tag is sewn along the hem near one corner that reads: "ANOTHER HIT / 100% NYLON / RN 31762 / MADE IN JAPAN".

Credit: Gift of Donna Limerick...

Nylon gauze
64.1 x 66.7cm
Image and text © National Museum of African American History and Culture, 2020