Woman's hat

American or French
1915–20


Object Place: U.S.A. or France

Dimensions

Overall: 16.5 x 40 x 33 cm (6 1/2 x 15 3/4 x 13 in.)

Accession Number

61.1251

Medium or Technique

Taffeta

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Dark blue taffeta over a buckram frame, straw braid in dark blue used for trimming on crown and edge of brim. Under side of brim completely covered with braid. Brim turned up slightly at left side. A large ornament of clipped and stripped ostrich plumes in green and blue on right side. Lining of taupe brown silk, label reads “Minniss and Simons/Boston.”

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Joseph W. Glidden