Woman's beret

English
1940s
Designed for CC41 (English, 1941–1952)


Object Place: England

Dimensions

Length: 270 mm (10 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

2010.1430

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave (?), felted

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White wool beret with interior marked: “British Fezco Limited/CC41/L.108. B.N.J./Made in England”

Provenance

By 2010, with Leslie Verrinder, Tin Tin Collectables, London, UK; purchased from Verrinder by Mr. Frederic Sharf; gift of Sharf to the MFA (Accession date: January 26, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf