Woman's hat

American
about 1968
Designed by Adolfo Sardiña, known as Adolfo (American (born in Cuba in 1933)), Retailed by Filenes Department Store, Boston (American, founded 1911)


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Other (outer circumference): 116.8 cm (46 in.)

Accession Number

2004.503

Medium or Technique

Cotton velveteen

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s hat with quilted white velveteen brim and crown of patchwork design in quilted white, turquoise, gold, and chocolate brown velveteen; chocolate brown satin bow at back; lined with black taffeta and black grosgrain ribbon headband. Labeled: “Adolfo, New York, Paris” and “French Shops, Filene’s Boston”

Provenance

Purchased through internet auction, 2004; Gift to the MFA, June 23, 2004

Credit Line

Gift of Susan Ward

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.