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Woman's hat

French
1960s
Christian Dior Chapeaux


Dimensions

Overall: 10.8 x 52.1 cm (4 1/4 x 20 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2008.158

Medium or Technique

Synthetic velvet, net and braid with plastic beads

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Round black pillbox hat with velvet sides, netted top, braided trim, and decorated with black plastic cherries. Labeled: “Christian Dior Chapeau/ Paris/ New York/ #1201/ $24.99 (in pencil)”

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