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Small hat of brown fur felt, pleated across center, with pleated ornament of brown satin ribbon at right side, extending below edge; grosgrain ribbon band and stay, elastic loops holding plastic hair combs. Inside of crown stamped: "Midi / Imported Velour Body / Made in France." Two labels:...

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Purchased by internet auction, about 2005; Gift to the MFA, March 21 2007

Credit Line

Gift of Susan Ward in memory of Filene's

American, 1950–59


Overall (height x diameter): 7.6 x 21.6 cm (3 x 8 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Fur felt, silk satin ribbon, grosgrain ribbon, elastic, plastic combs


Textiles and Fashion Arts