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Woman's hat

about 1950
Designed by Longchamps Beret de Luxe Transberet, Inc.


Diameter: 533.4 mm (21 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Wool felt, embroidered with silk

Not On View


Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Beige wool felt beret trimmed with cream silk embroidery in pattern of concentric loops, resembling a spider’s web. Stamped label: “Made in England. Longchamps - Beret De Luxe. Transberet, Inc., 417 Fifth Avenue, New York, 100% Pure Wool”.


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

Credit Line

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