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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 pink silk, broad black velvet ribbon bow attached to crown; broad black velvet ribbon bow and streamers, to hang...

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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 Creation

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Object Place

Nice, France


Overall: 5.5 x 26.7 cm (2 3/16 x 10 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Straw, velvet ribbon and silk plain weave lining


Textiles and Fashion Arts