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Woman's hat

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Woman's hat. Pale green silk gauze brocaded in wide and narrow straw bands and silk leaf motifs, on buckram foundation. Hatband with bow, two ties, trim under brim of pale green silk ribbon brocded in satin stripes and yellow-and-green flowers; additional bow of green silk ribbon brocaded in...

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Credit Line

Gift of Elizabeth Foster Vytlacil

American (Worcester, Massachusetts), about 1830

Object Place

Worcester, Massachusetts, USA


36 x 45 x 47 cm (14 3/16 x 17 11/16 x 18 1/2 in.) Approximate measure for hat only, not including ties.

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Medium or Technique

Silk and straw leno weave gauze ribbon, silk gauze lining, and buckram foundation


Textiles and Fashion Arts