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Woman's short-back hat

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Gray velous felt. Flat-top low crown and wide brim downturned at back and flared up to front. 2 black grosgrain ribbon bows on brim to sides of center. Grosgrain brim binding and headband. Black band. Labeled: "Jay Thorpe, Paris, New York".

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles Townsend

American, 1935–40

Object Place

New York, New York, USA


124 cm (48 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Felt; grosgrain


Textiles and Fashion Arts