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Woman's hat

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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."

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, 1945–55

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2005.484

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes