Woman's hat

American
1960s
Labeled Christine Original (California)


Dimensions

Overall: 11.4 x 53.3 cm (4 1/2 x 21 in.)

Accession Number

2008.152

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave and artificial silk flowers

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Pink pill box style hat with beige silk over a net form and orange, green, beige, and yellow silk flowers. Labeled: “Christine Original 66039”

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