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Woman's hat

American
early 1950s
Labeled Dobbs


Dimensions

Overall (height x diameter): 11.4 x 24.1 cm (4 1/2 x 9 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2007.306

Medium or Technique

Wool felt, grosgrain ribbon, metal studs and wire, rhinestones

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Close-fitting, asymmetrical hat of navy wool felt with ornament of red felt, metal wire, metal studs and rhinestones holding pleat at right side; grosgrain ribbon band, stamped “Dobbs Frolic.” Labelled: “Dobbs at the Waldorf / Trade Mark”

Provenance

Purchased by internet auction, about 2004; Gift to the MFA, March 21 2007

Credit Line

Gift of Susan Ward