Hat

American (New York)
1920s


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

13 x 46 x 46.5 cm (5 1/8 x 18 1/8 x 18 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1990.277

Medium or Technique

Straw with silk embroidery, silk lining, and silk tassel

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Label: “Hickson, New York-Boston”. Name tag and number: A. Cook. Natural-colored straw embroidered with turquoise thread in curvilinear design. Square brim, high crown. Turquoise and black silk and gold metallic thread tassle attached to embroidered square on one side of crown. Bright turquoise silk lining under brim, cream silk lining inside. Condition: Good, but small holes in lining, which is soiled.

Credit Line

Seth K. Sweetser Fund