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Woman's hat in two parts, hat and ascot

Yellow and black polka dot hat with black net and black velvet bow. Labeled: "The Gidding Co./ Cincinnati". Yellow and black polka dot kerchief.


Gift from Marilyn M. Maxwell (donor's mother) December 25, 1987; 2005 Gift to MFA, September 21, 2005

Credit Line

Gift of Stewart Shillito Maxwell, Jr. in memory of his mother Marilyn M. Maxwell

American, 1945–59

Object Place

United States


Overall: 91.4 x 19.1 cm (36 x 7 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Printed silk twill, silk plain weave (taffeta), velvet, and nylon net


Textiles and Fashion Arts