Woman's hat

American
1945–59
Designed by John P. John (American (born in Germany), 1906–1993), Designed for Mr. John (New York, NY, about 1948–1993), Retailed by The Gidding Company (American)


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Overall: 27.9 cm (11 in.)

Accession Number

2005.489

Medium or Technique

Plaited straw and silk grosgrain

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Natural straw brimmed hat with black grosgrain ribbon on crown towards the base. Labeled: “Mr. John” Labeled: “The Gidding Co./ Cincinnati”

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