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Woman's feather hat (bergère)

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Round disk-like hat with crown only slightly elevated, foundation of linen completely covered with polychrome feathers; lined with pale pink taffeta, one pale pink silk ribbon.


1944, given as part of the Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

English or French, 1750–75

Object Place

England or France


35 x 35 x 2 cm (13 3/4 x 13 3/4 x 13/16 in.) Hat only

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Medium or Technique

Silk ribbon, linen, feathers, and silk faille lining


Textiles and Fashion Arts