Short-back Breton sailor hat

American
1960–65


Object Place: New York, USA

Dimensions

55.5 cm (21 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1979.498

Medium or Technique

Wool; felt

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black wool felt. Flat crown covered with iridescent purple/green feathers. Brim rolled up high at front tapering to short back, base covered with feathers. Grosgrain ribbon headband, elastic strap. Labeled “Union Made E0778206…” Worn by the donor.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles Townsend