Hat (bergère)

Swiss
1730–1800


Object Place: Switzerland

Dimensions

33 cm (13 in.)

Accession Number

43.1835

Medium or Technique

Painted straw

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Bergère or milkmaid’s hat. Yellow painted straw. Low flat crown and wide flat brim with silver painted floral motifs on top (much deteriorated). Straw hatband with rosettes and bow. Condition: fair.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection