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Woman's hat

Beige wool felt beret trimmed with cream silk embroidery in pattern of concentric loops, resembling a spider's web. Stamped label: "Made in England. Longchamps - Beret De Luxe. Transberet, Inc., 417 Fifth Avenue, New York, 100% Pure Wool".

Provenance

Purchased and worn by donor's mother, Mary Martuscello. Inherited by Lucille Spagnuolo. Gift to MFA January 24, 2007.

Credit Line

Gift of Lucille Spagnuolo and Fran Martuscello in memory of Mary Martuscello

American, about 1950

Dimensions

Diameter: 533.4 mm (21 in.)

Accession Number

2006.2166

Medium or Technique

Wool felt, embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes