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Woman's hat

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Flat straw hat covered with blue silk fabric, blue and white silk ribbon rathered around crown and tied in bow, white net trim around crown, white silk lining underneath


Worn by a member of the Robbins family; inherited by Ellen A. Stone; gift to MFA, 1899

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone

American, late 18th century to early 19th century

Place of Manufacture

probably Massachusetts, United States

Place of Use

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States


Overall: 2.5 x 38.1 cm (1 x 15 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Plain weave silk, straw, cotton net trim


Textiles and Fashion Arts