Woman's feather hat (bergère)

English or French
1750–75


Object Place: England or France

Dimensions

35 x 35 x 2 cm (13 3/4 x 13 3/4 x 13/16 in.) Hat only

Accession Number

43.1832

Medium or Technique

Silk ribbon, linen, feathers, and silk faille lining

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Round disk-like hat with crown only slightly elevated, foundation of linen completely covered with polychrome feathers; lined with pale pink taffeta, one pale pink silk ribbon.

Provenance

1944, given as part of the Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection