Woman's hat

French, worn in America
late 19th century


Place of Manufacture: France; Place of Use: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall (across top): 41.28 cm (16 1/4 in.) Overall: 18.42 x 21.59 x 5.72 cm (7 1/4 x 8 1/2 x 2 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

51.370

Medium or Technique

Silk velvet and net, silk plain weave label, wire, jet

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s hat, wire framework wrapped in black velvet ribbon and black silk thread, black net attached to wire framework; black jet rosettes across top of two velvet-covered wires attached with wire, printed in gold on black silk ribbon label: Madame Bonni, MODES, 3 Faubg St Honoré, PARIS

Inscription

Printed in gold on black silk ribbon label:
"Madame Bonni, MODES, 3 Faubg St Honoré, PARIS"

Provenance

Inherited by Misses Aimee and Rosamund Lamb; Gift to the MFA, 1951

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb