Woman's hat

about 1900–10

Object Place: USA


24 x 25.5 x 25 cm (9 7/16 x 10 1/16 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cotton, net, sequins, silk and cotton lace, metal and rhinestone ornament, feathers, and glass and brass hatpins

Not On View


Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Black net encrusted with black sequins and jet beads. At front are three white cotton roses over which is a rhinestone pin from which springs a wired white linen drawn-work coxcomb and white feathers. Through the rhinestone pin are stuck two hatpins with matching heads set with small blue stones. Behind the rhinestone pin is a black velvet bow. Two white rosettes on back. Label says FRANCOIS 296 FIFTH AVE NEW-YORK. Good condition.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Locke Caldwell