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1946.834 (RS276466)

Description

Black velvet; felt foundation (stiffened); trimmed with feathers with partially stripped quills (creates long tipped feathers) with black chenille "ears"; broad brim is narrower at back; black rayon(?) lining with drawstring.

Details

Maker
R. H. Stearns & Co. (Maker)
Date
1917-1920
Inscriptions
Woven label: ""R. H. Stearns Co. / BOSTON"".
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA
Material
feather (material)
felt (textile)
silk (textile)
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Feather
feather (material)
Felt
felt (textile)
HAT
hats
headgear
Silk
silk (textile)
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1946.834
GUSN
54506

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