Woman's hat

American
1945–55
Labeled Flo-Raye, New York


Dimensions

Overall: 11.4 x 45.7 cm (4 1/2 x 18 in.)

Accession Number

2008.157

Medium or Technique

Plaited straw trimmed with velvet, silk flowers, and rhinestones

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s dark pink straw hat with deep pink roses and flowers with green leaves, rhinestones, velvet ribbon around the edges and netting on the crown and over outer edge. Labeled: “Originals by Flo-Raye, 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