Mon. Heitz-Boyer (French)
Object Place: Paris, France
Overall: 15 x 25 x 25 cm (5 7/8 x 9 13/16 x 9 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Fur felt, silk velvet, and silk lining
Not On View
Pale cocoa felt, crushed and stitched into folds for crown. Trimmed at front with wings of crushed coffee and fuchsia velvet, at back with bow of olive-brown velvet ribbon. No brim. Lined with black taffeta stamped with maker’s name and address in gold. By Mon. Heitz-Boyer. This hat is constructed with a wool felt (with angora rabbit fibers, thus the “fur” description), silk velvet (silk warp and pile; cotton weft), silk velvet ribbon trim (silk warp and pile; cotton weft), and a black silk lining.
Gift of Mrs. Henry Bliss