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Woman's Hat

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Woman's flat-brimmed black wool hat, completely covered with layer of multi-colored and pattern bird feathers.

Provenance

1995, through inheritence from Dorothy Johnson Manchester, Hanover, NH, to her daughter Martha Wright, Weston, MA; 2010, gift of Wright to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 15, 2010)

Credit Line

Gift of Martha Wright

American, about 1960

Dimensions

Diameter 30.5 cm (12 in.)

Accession Number

2010.996

Medium or Technique

Feathers and felted wool

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes