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Woman's hat

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Hat. Straw domed crown and wide brim with wire foundation turned under at sides flaring up at front and back. Decorated with black velvet ribbon embroidered with straw in bow motifs on brim; large bow on left side, pendant ribbon on right side; salmon silk on brim. Lined with salmon silk.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French (Auvergne), late 19th to early 20th century

Object Place

Crechy?, Auergne, France


Overall: 17.8 x 31.1 x 17.8 x 53.5 cm (7 x 12 1/4 x 7 x 21 1/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Straw, silk, silk and velvet ribbon


Textiles and Fashion Arts