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Description

Brown velvet hat with deep crown trimmed with brown satin band covered with black tulle and vermicelli-patterned taupe braid, large brown bird wings, and broad brim. Crown is lined with black velvet and rayon, black elastic chin strap.

Details

Maker
R. H. Stearns & Co. (Maker)
Date
1898-1902
Inscriptions
Woven label on lining: ""R. H. Stearns & Co. / Boston"".
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA
Material
braiding
feather (material)
silk (textile)
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Clothing; Headwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Braided
braiding
Feather
feather (material)
Hat
hats
headgear
Silk
silk (textile)
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Vermicelli
Women's clothing
Dimensions
8 1/4 x 13 1/2 x 13 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1946.840
Credit Line
Anonymous Gift
GUSN
54507

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