Woman's hat

American
1950–59
Designed by John P. John (American (born in Germany), 1906–1993), Designed for Mr. John (New York, NY, about 1948–1993)


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Overall: 22.9 x 34.3 cm (9 x 13 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2005.515

Medium or Technique

Velvet, machine made lace, and possibly lurex with metallic threads

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black velvet hat with lace and synthetic lining with metallic threads. Labeled: “Mr. John”

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