Woman's Hat

American
about 1960


Dimensions

Diameter 30.5 cm (12 in.)

Accession Number

2010.996

Medium or Technique

Feathers and felted wool

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s flat-brimmed black wool hat, completely covered with layer of multi-colored and pattern bird feathers.

Provenance

1995, through inheritence from Dorothy Johnson Manchester, Hanover, NH, to her daughter Martha Wright, Weston, MA; 2010, gift of Wright to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 15, 2010)

Credit Line

Gift of Martha Wright