User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Woman's hat

Start collecting

Large bubble-shaped hat with graphic, black and white checkerboard pattern formed by synthetic straw bands. Black tafetta lining and black silk grosgrain band. Labeled: "Oleg Cassini"

Provenance

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

Credit Line

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

Copyright

Oleg Cassini ©

American, 1960s

  • Designed by Oleg Cassini, American (born in France), 1913–2006
Dimensions

Diameter: 533.4 mm (21 in.)

Accession Number

2006.2167

Medium or Technique

Synthetic straw, silk plain weave lining and ribbon

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes