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Woman's hat


Object Place: New York, New York, Untied States


Other (Circumference): 80.01 cm (31 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Plaited synthetic straw; plain weave silk ribbon; plastic comb

Not On View


Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Woman’s hat made of plaited synthetic straw with light brown round crown, and black, white, and lt. brown layered upturned brim, trimmed with brown grosgrain ribbon and bow. Inside hat has a turquoise silk grosgrain ribbon band, a plastic tortoise shall comb, and two woven labels at center back: “Made exclusively for /Bergdorf/Goodman/on the plaza-New York,” and “Yves Saint Laurent/Paris-New York.”


1970s, purchased by Barbara Rowe de Marneffe, MA at Bergdorf Goodman, NY; gift of de Marneffe to the MFA (November 19, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of Barbara Rowe de Marneffe