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Woman's hat

Blue fur felt cloche-style hat with asymmetrical outward swing to right front tab of hat; back filled in with nylon(?) veiling, pin with head covered in matching fabric inserted at back. Label: "Lilly Daché Paris New York 78 East 56th St. N.Y."


Inherited from her mother (for whom it was made) by Elizabeth Lea, 1992 ; Gift to the MFA, 2001

Credit Line

Gift of Elizabeth Lea

American, about 1949

  • Designed by Lilly Daché, American (born in France), about 1904–1989
Object Place

New York, New York, United States


22.9 x 22.9 cm (9 x 9 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Fur felt


Textiles and Fashion Arts