Woman's hat

American
1945–55
John P. John (American (born in Germany), 1906–1993), Designed for Mr. John (New York, NY, about 1948–1993), Retailed by The French Room, Marshall Field & Co. (American)


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Overall: 5.1 x 17.8 cm (2 x 7 in.)

Accession Number

2005.484

Medium or Technique

Silk or synthetic silk plain weave (taffeta) with metallic thread, possibly lurex, nylon net, and twill weave

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Pink hat with navy veil and red polka dots and two brass pins with rhinestones. Labeled: “Mr. John” Labeled: “The French Room/ Marshall Field & Co.”

Provenance

Gift from Marilyn M. Maxwell (donor's mother) December 25, 1987; 2005 Gift to MFA, September 21, 2005

Credit Line

Gift of Stewart Shillito Maxwell, Jr. in memory of his mother Marilyn M. Maxwell