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1934.2433 (RS243015)

Description

Horsehair and cream cotton hat, with scalloped, wavy shape trimmed with black velvet ribbon around crown and black net trimmed with black spangles at left side. Cotton and horsehair ornamented with straw. Wire foundation and white silk lining.

Details

Maker
Howard, Mme. (Maker)
Date
1900-1905
Inscriptions
Printed label on lining, gold lettering: ""Mme Howard / 66 Beacon cor. of Charles St. / BOSTON"". (printed)
Material
cotton (textile)
horsehair
net (textile)
sequins (spangles)
straw (plant material)
velvet (fabric weave)
wire
Object type
Clothing; Headwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Hat
hats
headgear
Horsehair
horsehair
Net
net (textile)
sequins (spangles)
Spangles
Straw
straw (plant material)
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
wire
Wire
Women's clothing
Dimensions
3 1/2 x 11 1/2 x 11 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1934.2433
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Morse and Miss Eleanor Hooper Jones
GUSN
37268

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