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Toque of white, brown and black striped synthetic straw braid, coiled into a tall upturned brim at front, with asymmetrical decorative chevron in folded brown grosgrain ribbon and straw stripes. Labeled: "Be an Angel"


Purchased and worn by donor's mother, Mary Martuscello. Inherited by donor. Gift to MFA January 24, 2007.

Credit Line

Gift of Lucille Spagnuolo and Fran Martuscello in memory of Mary Martuscello

American, 1960s


Diameter: 508 mm (20 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Synthetic straw and silk grosgrain ribbon


Textiles and Fashion Arts