Woman's hat

American
about 1820


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

Dimensions

Overall: 17.8 x 31.8 x 27.9 cm (7 x 12 1/2 x 11 in.) Other (brim at widest point): 8.3 cm (3 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

99.664.102

Medium or Technique

Quilted plain-weave silk, plain-weave cotton lining, wire (inside brim and seam at crown)

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Pale pink silk hat with a tall crown, concentric rows of quilting throughout, white cotton lining, wire through outer edge of brim and inside at seam of top and sides

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