Woman's hat

American
late 18th century to early 19th century


Place of Use: Lexington, Massachusetts, United States; Place of Manufacture: probably Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 2.5 x 38.1 cm (1 x 15 in.)

Accession Number

99.664.38

Medium or Technique

Plain weave silk, straw, cotton net trim

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Flat straw hat covered with blue silk fabric, blue and white silk ribbon rathered around crown and tied in bow, white net trim around crown, white silk lining underneath

Provenance

Worn by a member of the Robbins family; inherited by Ellen A. Stone; gift to MFA, 1899

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone