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Woman's hat

Yellow straw bonnet with green netting, green velvet ferns and pink silk roses with leaves. Labeled: "An original Casper Davis, California model"

Provenance

Inherited by the donor, Edward Shumsky, from his mother, Violet Manno Shumsky on November 11, 2005; Gift to the MFA (Accession date: April 23, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift from the Collection of Violet Manno Shumsky through her estate

American, 1940s

Dimensions

Overall: 10.2 x 50.8 cm (4 x 20 in.)

Accession Number

2008.149

Medium or Technique

Straw with silk flowers and silk net

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes