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Woman's hat

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Woman's dark pink straw hat with deep pink roses and flowers with green leaves, rhinestones, velvet ribbon around the edges and netting on the crown and over outer edge. Labeled: "Originals by Flo-Raye, New York"


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)

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Gift from the Collection of Violet Manno Shumsky through her estate

American, 1945–55


Overall: 11.4 x 45.7 cm (4 1/2 x 18 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Plaited straw trimmed with velvet, silk flowers, and rhinestones


Textiles and Fashion Arts