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Hat

Description

Tan straw hat of narrow braiding. Low, oval-shaped crown is 1 1/2" high; floppy brim is 4 1/8" wide; top of crown is lined with tan paper; no trimming.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1860
Inscriptions
Paper label glued to paper lining: 1) ""O"" - in blue on yellow paper with blue border; 2) ""285-78"" printed/stamped in purple; 3) ""169"" written in pencil.
Material
braiding
stitching
straw (plant material)
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Descriptive terms
Braided
braiding
Hand Stitched
HAT
hats
headgear
stitching
Straw
straw (plant material)
Women's clothing
Dimensions
1 1/2 x 4 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1942.219
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Henry B. Spelman
GUSN
52924

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