Hat (bergère)

French
18th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

35.5 cm (14 in.)

Accession Number

43.1833

Medium or Technique

Straw with straw appliqué

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Bergère or milkmaid’s hat. Woven straw. Low flat crown and wide flat brim embroidered on top with twisted and flat straw in vegetative motifs, green silk artificial flowers on side of brim near crown. Green silk gauze brim bottom and crown lining decorated with green and pink silk cording and lavendar silk artificial flowers to one side. Blue-green grosgrain ribbon chin tie.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection