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Hat of mustard wool jersey, pleated into knob on top; knob trimmed with stiffened bands of black velvet. Label: "Nellie Louise New York"


Worn by Felicia M.S. Dauterman (donors' mother); Inherited by Eunice Dauterman Maguire, Dana Dauterman Ricciardi, and Merrill Dauterman Wheeler, January 2001; gift to the MFA, 2001

Credit Line

Gift of the daughters of Felicia M. S. Dauterman

American, 1950–60

Object Place

New York, New York, United States


Diameter: 25.4 cm (10 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wool knit, trimmed with silk velvet


Textiles and Fashion Arts