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Description

Tan straw; high flat crowm; wide brim; looped straw; wreath of cotton flowers brim, shading from yellow to pink to lavendar; inside of crown stiffened with horsehair and elastic; remnant of black linen lining in crown.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1895-1905
Inscriptions
Gold letters stamped on linen lining: ""Dowsler & Laffeo/ FINE MILLENERY/ 168 TREMONT STREET/ BOSTON""
Material
cotton (textile)
elasticity
hand sewing
horsehair
linen (material)
straw (plant material)
textiles
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Elastic
elasticity
Floral
floral patterns
hand sewing
HAT
hats
headgear
horsehair
Horsehair
Linen
linen (material)
Machine Sewn
Straw
straw (plant material)
Summer
summer (season)
textiles
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1993.306
Credit Line
Gift of Weston Historical Society
GUSN
12010

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