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Woman's hat

French
1970s


Object Place: New York, New York, Untied States

Dimensions

Other (Circumference): 80.01 cm (31 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1345

Medium or Technique

Plaited synthetic straw; plain weave silk ribbon; plastic comb

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s hat made of plaited synthetic straw with light brown round crown, and black, white, and lt. brown layered upturned brim, trimmed with brown grosgrain ribbon and bow. Inside hat has a turquoise silk grosgrain ribbon band, a plastic tortoise shall comb, and two woven labels at center back: “Made exclusively for /Bergdorf/Goodman/on the plaza-New York,” and “Yves Saint Laurent/Paris-New York.”

Provenance

1970s, purchased by Barbara Rowe de Marneffe, MA at Bergdorf Goodman, NY; gift of de Marneffe to the MFA (November 19, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of Barbara Rowe de Marneffe