Woman's hat

American
1950–60
Nellie Louise


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Diameter: 25.4 cm (10 in.)

Accession Number

2001.675

Medium or Technique

Wool knit, trimmed with silk velvet

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Hat of mustard wool jersey, pleated into knob on top; knob trimmed with stiffened bands of black velvet. Label: “Nellie Louise New York”

Provenance

Worn by Felicia M.S. Dauterman (donors' mother); Inherited by Eunice Dauterman Maguire, Dana Dauterman Ricciardi, and Merrill Dauterman Wheeler, January 2001; gift to the MFA, 2001

Credit Line

Gift of the daughters of Felicia M. S. Dauterman