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Round flat straw crown and brim, painted white; brim dips down front and back. Crown and part of brim covered with cluster of eleven red woolen pom-poms. Narrow black silk ribbon ties. Crown partially lined with red-grounded chintz.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mabel Colgate

German (Black Forest), Early 20th century

Object Place

German, Black Forest


24.5 x 34 x 36 cm (9 5/8 x 13 3/8 x 14 3/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Straw, paint, wool yarn, printed cotton lining, and silk moire ribbon ties


Textiles and Fashion Arts