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Woman's hat

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Cone-shaped hat of pieced gray fur felt; six radiating wedge shapes have been cut out and turned inside out, contrasting the smooth and napped sides of the felt. Grosgrain ribbon band, elastic loops holding plastic hair combs. Two labels: "Hattie Carnegie" and "The French Shops / Filene's...

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

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Gift of Susan Ward in memory of Filene's

American, 1950–60


Overall (height x diameter): 11.4 x 22.9 cm (4 1/2 x 9 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Pieced fur felt, grosgrain ribbon, elastic, plastic combs


Textiles and Fashion Arts