Woman's hat

American
1945–59
Retailed by The Gidding Company (American)


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Overall: 34.3 cm (13 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2005.491

Medium or Technique

Plaited straw, cotton net, and rhinestones

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black straw hat with net veil with attached rhinestones and flowers. 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