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Woman's hat

Pink pill box style hat with beige silk over a net form and orange, green, beige, and yellow silk flowers. Labeled: "Christine Original 66039"


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, 1960s


Overall: 11.4 x 53.3 cm (4 1/2 x 21 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave and artificial silk flowers


Textiles and Fashion Arts