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Woman's hat

American
1940s


Dimensions

Overall: 12.7 x 50.8 cm (5 x 20 in.)

Accession Number

2008.145

Medium or Technique

Synthetic plain weave and silk flowers

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman's orange "linen" hat with orange grosgrain lining, and silk salmon roses with stems and leaves. Labeled: "Union made 332033 in USA"

Provenance

Inherited by the donor, Edward Shumsky, from his mother, Violet Manno Shumsky on November 11, 2005; Gift to the MFA (Accession date: April 23, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift from the Collection of Violet Manno Shumsky through her estate