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Woman's hat

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Brown pleated hat with net veil and brown polka dots. Labeled: "Mr. John" Labeled: "The Gidding Co./ Cincinnati"

Provenance

Gift from Marilyn M. Maxwell (donor's mother) December 25, 1987; 2005 Gift to MFA, September 21, 2005

Credit Line

Gift of Stewart Shillito Maxwell, Jr. in memory of his mother Marilyn M. Maxwell

American, 1945–59

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

Overall: 33 x 25.4 cm (13 x 10 in.)

Accession Number

2005.483

Medium or Technique

Silk cord weave, nylon net, and silk plain weave (taffeta)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes