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Straw Hat

1930.1253 (RS242158)

Description

Natural-colored straw hat, braided with high crown and narrow brim. Trimmed with bright blue grosgrain ribbon and bow. Brown leather sweatband.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1886-1888
Inscriptions
Printed on lining of crown: ""E / PLURIBUS / UNUM / 6 3/4"", with an eagle holding shield with stars and stripes.
Material
braiding
machine-made
stitching
straw (plant material)
Object type
Clothing; Headwear
Descriptive terms
Braided
braiding
Day Wear
Hand Stitched
Hat
hats
machine-made
stitching
Straw
straw (plant material)
Summer
Women's clothing
Dimensions
5 x 9 x 11 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1930.1253
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Eleanor P. Martin
GUSN
7002

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