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Hat

American
mid to late 1950s
Ethel Atkins (American)


Object Place: Boston, USA

Dimensions

9.5 x 21.2 x 16.5 cm (3 3/4 x 8 3/8 x 6 1/2 in.) Petals and ribbons are included.

Accession Number

1982.446

Medium or Technique

Rayon; twill

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s small scale hat with open crown formed by four petal-like forms. Interior and exterior of rayon twill (yellow dot on navy). Peta’s are lined with blue grosgrain. Three applied navy bows. Good condition. Label: “An Original by Ethel Atkins, 16 Arlington Street, Boston”

Provenance

Label: An original by Ethel Atkins, 16 Arlington Street, Boston.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward Olsen Field