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Woman's hat

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Hat, round with only slight rise in center for crown; natural-colored straw coiled with white cotton thread; bound and trimmed with narrow black velvet ribbon; lined with thin, light blue silk.


Inherited by Misses Aimee and Rosamund Lamb; Gift to the MFA, 1951

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

French (Nice), worn in America, second half of the 19th century

Place of Use

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Object Place

Nice, France


Other (Overall): 39.5 x 3.8 cm (15 9/16 x 1 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Straw, velvet ribbon, silk plain weave lining


Textiles and Fashion Arts