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Woman's hat

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Woman's hat. White moiré silk on buckram foundation. High flat crown; flat, short-back brim wide at sides; white silk binding and welting at brim edge and crown top; hatband and three large bows at front. Stiffened gauze crown lining. Worn by Elizabeth or Harriet Burnside of Worcester, Mass.

Credit Line

Gift of Elizabeth Foster Vytlacil

American (Worcester, MA), 1825–30

Object Place

Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

Dimensions

Overall: 16.5 x 45.7 x 40 cm (6 1/2 x 18 x 15 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

63.2750

Medium or Technique

Silk; moiré

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes