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Hat (bergère)

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Bergère or milkmaid's hat. Yellow painted straw. Low flat crown and wide flat brim with silver painted floral motifs on top (much deteriorated). Straw hatband with rosettes and bow. Condition: fair.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Swiss, 1730–1800

Object Place

Switzerland

Dimensions

33 cm (13 in.)

Accession Number

43.1835

Medium or Technique

Painted straw

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes