Woman's hat

American
early 1960s


Dimensions

Diameter: 393.7 mm (15 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2006.2168

Medium or Technique

Feathers, net, plastic beads, silk ribbon, and silk satin lining

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Small black pillbox hat completely covered with black feathers and faceted plastic beads (intermittently spread), trimmed with black net veil (at front), and lined with silk satin with two small plastic combs at each side.

Provenance

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