Woman's hat

American
early 20th century
Labeled Knox


Dimensions

Overall (height x diameter): 11.4 x 33 cm (4 1/2 x 13 in.)

Accession Number

2007.307

Medium or Technique

Plaited straw, silk crepe, silk satin

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Hat of finely braided black straw with tall crown and narrow brim, draped band of black crepe, black satin lining, stamped: “Knox / New York / Stinemetz / Washington, D.C.”

Provenance

Purchased at Sturbridge textile show, about 1995; Gift to the MFA, March 21 2007

Credit Line

Gift of Susan Ward