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Woman's hat

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Woman's hat (brelot). Flat brim covered in black silk taffeta with four pendant bands of black lace; high narrow conical crown covered with black lace. Brass chain around brim.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French (Burgundy, Bourg-en-Bresse), 19th century

Object Place

Bourg-en-Bresse, Burgundy, France

Dimensions

97 cm (38 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

45.289

Medium or Technique

Taffeta

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes