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

Other (diameter): 25.4 cm (10 in.)

Accession Number

2005.518

Medium or Technique

Cotton corduroy, grosgrain ribbon, silk (taffeta)

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Raspberry beret with grosgrain ribbon bow, black lining, and two metal hat pins. 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