Woman's hat

American
1950s
Designed by Gertrude Singer (American)


Object Place: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 27.9 cm (11 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1346

Medium or Technique

Silk satin; cotton (?) velvet; metal

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Green velvet cocktail hat with central dark green bow on lighter green leaf shaped velvet. Covered wire brown braches with light green oval shaped fruit suspended at left and right side. Underside is dark green velvet covered in green satin ribbon. Bobbie pin on right side. Back label “Fashion Corner/Gertrude Singer/54 Church St. /Cambridge, MA.”

Provenance

Until 1989, in collection of Florence Cassard Rowe; 1989, by inheritance to her daughter, Barbara Rowe de Marneffe; gift of de Marneffe to the MFA (November 19, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of Barbara Rowe de Marneffe