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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.

Provenance

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

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

43.1832

Medium or Technique

Silk ribbon, linen, feathers, and silk faille lining

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes