Object Place: France
34.7 cm (13 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Crown cut in four pie-shaped pieces. Ground: crown, gray blue velvet with stamped floral pattern; brim, red velvet. Design: in each section of crown roughly trefoil shaped ornaments of appliqué red velvet and silk and metal brocade, pendant from appliqué narrow gold ribbon; tape with minute metal rectangular repeat over seams; rosette at top of gold fleur de lis motifs, from center of rosette a gold cord ending in large red silk tassel; on brim silver oak leaves and acorns in high relief appliqué. Lined with red silk taffeta.
Lent by Miss Elizabeth Day McCormick, February 15, 1943.
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection