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Woman's hat

Broad-brimmed hat of black fur felt, with asymmetrical applied drape and cord of fuchsia wool and fur (?) knit plush; grosgrain ribbon band, elastic strap. Inside of crown stamped: "Merrimac Superior Fur Felt." Two labels: "Lilly Daché / Paris / New York / 78 East 56th St., N.Y." and "The...

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Purchased by internet auction, about 2005; Gift to the MFA, March 21 2007

Credit Line

Gift of Susan Ward in memory of Filene's

American, 1947–53


Overall (height x diameter): 10.2 x 34.3 cm (4 x 13 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Fur felt, grosgrain ribbon, elastic


Textiles and Fashion Arts