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Woman's Hat

Black woven cellophane asymmetric cloche-style straw hat with large peach silk rose and small velvet ribbon bow.

Signed

Labeled "Sally Victor 18 East 53rd Street" and "Ralph Rupley Houston"

Provenance

2012, purchased by Pamela Parmal, Providence, RI on etsy.com; 2012, gift of Parmal to the MFA. (Accession date: September 26, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William C. Van Siclen, Jr.

American, late 1940s

Dimensions

Height x width: 11 x 8 in. (27.9 x 20.3 cm)

Accession Number

2012.536

Medium or Technique

Cellophane straw, silk, grosgrain, velvet ribbon

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes