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Woman's hat

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Large, bubble-shaped hat with allover abstracted floral pattern formed by concentric bands of white and black synthetic braid, with inserts of black velvet at front, black synthetic net foundation. Labeled: "Flirtette Creation, New York."

Provenance

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

Credit Line

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

American, mid–1960s

Dimensions

Diameter: 533.4 mm (21 in.)

Accession Number

2006.2164

Medium or Technique

plastic braid and cotton velvet; synthetic net (foundation)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes