Woman's hat

American (Worcester, MA)
1825–30


Object Place: Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

Dimensions

Overall: 16.5 x 45.7 x 40 cm (6 1/2 x 18 x 15 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

63.2750

Medium or Technique

Silk; moiré

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s hat. White moiré silk on buckram foundation. High flat crown; flat, short-back brim wide at sides; white silk binding and welting at brim edge and crown top; hatband and three large bows at front. Stiffened gauze crown lining. Worn by Elizabeth or Harriet Burnside of Worcester, Mass.

Credit Line

Gift of Elizabeth Foster Vytlacil