Woman's hat

American
1960s
Labeled Cécile (New York)


Dimensions

Overall: 15.2 x 53.3 cm (6 x 21 in.)

Accession Number

2008.155

Medium or Technique

Synthetic velvet, wire and artificial flowers

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Red velvet hat with a large brim and artificial flowers and leaves surrounding the crown. Labeled: “Cecile Original/ New York”

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