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Woman's hat

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Black net encrusted with black sequins and jet beads. At front are three white cotton roses over which is a rhinestone pin from which springs a wired white linen drawn-work coxcomb and white feathers. Through the rhinestone pin are stuck two hatpins with matching heads set with small blue...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Locke Caldwell

American, about 1900–10

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24 x 25.5 x 25 cm (9 7/16 x 10 1/16 x 9 13/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton, net, sequins, silk and cotton lace, metal and rhinestone ornament, feathers, and glass and brass hatpins


Textiles and Fashion Arts