Woman's hat

French (Burgundy, Macon or Bourg-en-Bresse)
19th century

Object Place: Macon or Bourg-en-Bresse, Burgundy, France


27 x 24.9 x 24.9 cm (10 5/8 x 9 13/16 x 9 13/16 in.) Hat measures with ruffles hanging down

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Metal form, cotton lace, silk satin, silk velvet ribbon, glass beads, brass chain and ornament, and wool

Not On View


Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Woman’s hat (brelot). Two flat brims with conical crown. Black wool covered with black lace, trimmed with black velvet ribbons and black beads. Brass chain and ornaments.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection