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Pink hat with navy veil and red polka dots and two brass pins with rhinestones. Labeled: "Mr. John" Labeled: "The French Room/ Marshall Field & Co."


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, 1945–55

Object Place

United States


Overall: 5.1 x 17.8 cm (2 x 7 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk or synthetic silk plain weave (taffeta) with metallic thread, possibly lurex, nylon net, and twill weave


Textiles and Fashion Arts