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Woman's hat

French
1960s
Yves Saint Laurent (French (born in Algeria), 1936–2008), Retailed by Bonwit Teller and Co. (American, 1898-1990)


Dimensions

Overall: 12.7 x 61 cm (5 x 24 in.)

Accession Number

2008.150

Medium or Technique

Wool felt and silk twill

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black felt beret with an attached cream silk scarf. Labeled: “Yves Saint Laurent/ Paris-New York/ Bonwit Teller” Stamped: “Luxuria imported body made in Italy”

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