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Woman's pillbox hat

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Iridescent feathers on stiffened net foundation. Black synthetic lining: three plastic "tortoiseshell" combs attached to insides. Label: "Made to Order Hat, Bergdorf Goodman, On the Plaza, New York." Copy of design by Hubert de Givenchy.

Provenance

Made for Bergdorf Goodman

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Stuart Cary Welch

American, 1960

Dimensions

14.2 x 20 x 21 cm (5 9/16 x 7 7/8 x 8 1/4 in.) Measured with feathers that stick out.

Accession Number

1978.491

Medium or Technique

Feathers, net, silk, plastic combs

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes