Woman's pillbox hat

American
1960


Dimensions

14.2 x 20 x 21 cm (5 9/16 x 7 7/8 x 8 1/4 in.) Measured with feathers that stick out.

Accession Number

1978.491

Medium or Technique

Feathers, net, silk, plastic combs

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Iridescent feathers on stiffened net foundation. Black synthetic lining: three plastic “tortoiseshell” combs attached to insides. Label: “Made to Order Hat, Bergdorf Goodman, On the Plaza, New York.” Copy of design by Hubert de Givenchy.

Provenance

Made for Bergdorf Goodman

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Stuart Cary Welch