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Black leghorn with deep, round crown, wide brim over face; trimmed with black satin and moiré ribbon; black velvet ribbon ties; brim lined with black lutestring and faced with fancy white horsehair and yellow straw ribbon and embroidered with coral pink beads.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Marjorie W. Childs

American, about 1835

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

87.5 cm (34 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.656

Medium or Technique

Leghorn straw, satin, moiré, velvet, ribbon; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes