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Woman's hat

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Constructed of lace, embroidered net and white figured silk pendant ribbons on a cardboard form. Inscription written on form: "Marie Proux."

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French (Normandy, Poitu), Probably 19th century or 20th century

Object Place

Normandy, Poitu, France


28 x 25 x 21 cm (11 x 9 13/16 x 8 1/4 in.) Hat without ribbons, approximate.

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Medium or Technique

Silk satin, cardboard form, silk lace, embroidered net, silk figured ribbon, cotton tape


Textiles and Fashion Arts