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Woman's hat

Red velvet hat with a large brim and artificial flowers and leaves surrounding the crown. Labeled: "Cecile Original/ New York"

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, 1960s

Dimensions

Overall: 15.2 x 53.3 cm (6 x 21 in.)

Accession Number

2008.155

Medium or Technique

Synthetic velvet, wire and artificial flowers

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes