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Short-back Breton sailor hat

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Black wool felt. Flat crown covered with iridescent purple/green feathers. Brim rolled up high at front tapering to short back, base covered with feathers. Grosgrain ribbon headband, elastic strap. Labeled "Union Made E0778206..."

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles Townsend

American, 1960–65

Object Place

New York, USA

Dimensions

55.5 cm (21 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1979.498

Medium or Technique

Wool; felt

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes