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Woman's hat

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Small black pillbox hat completely covered with black feathers and faceted plastic beads (intermittently spread), trimmed with black net veil (at front), and lined with silk satin with two small plastic combs at each side.


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

American, early 1960s


Diameter: 393.7 mm (15 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Feathers, net, plastic beads, silk ribbon, and silk satin lining


Textiles and Fashion Arts