Hat

French
1900


Object Place: Paris, France

Accession Number

54.809

Medium or Technique

Velvet, woven

Out on Loan

On display at Saint Louis Art Museum, February 12, 2017 – May 14, 2017

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Velvet hat in two shades of purple, shallow flat crown with brim of loosely folded deeper purple velvet trimmed with bow of lighter purple on left side and small purple feather plume, two small oval cut steel and brass buckles; woven label in crown: Mme Marie Collin Paris 8 Rue de Part-Mahon near the OPERA.
Silk velvet fabric (silk warp and pile; cotton weft).

Provenance

Worn by mother-in-law of donor at donor's wedding.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. H. de Forest Lockwood