Woman's hat

American
1960s
Manufactured by Be an Angel


Dimensions

Diameter: 508 mm (20 in.)

Accession Number

2006.2163

Medium or Technique

Synthetic straw and silk grosgrain ribbon

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Toque of white, brown and black striped synthetic straw braid, coiled into a tall upturned brim at front, with asymmetrical decorative chevron in folded brown grosgrain ribbon and straw stripes. Labeled: “Be an Angel”

Provenance

Purchased and worn by donor's mother, Mary Martuscello. Inherited by donor. Gift to MFA January 24, 2007.

Credit Line

Gift of Lucille Spagnuolo and Fran Martuscello in memory of Mary Martuscello