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Woman's hat

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Pale pink silk hat with a tall crown, concentric rows of quilting throughout, white cotton lining, wire through outer edge of brim and inside at seam of top and sides


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, about 1820

Place of Manufacture

Massachusetts, United States

Place of Use

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States


Overall: 17.8 x 31.8 x 27.9 cm (7 x 12 1/2 x 11 in.) Other (brim at widest point): 8.3 cm (3 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Quilted plain-weave silk, plain-weave cotton lining, wire (inside brim and seam at crown)


Textiles and Fashion Arts