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Hat in Hatbox

Description

A: Large dark blue silk velvet; wire frame; trimmed with iridescent blue bird feathers and coarsely embroidered net (leaf garland); lampshade style; brim lined with blue velvet.

Details

Maker
Lowell, Ladies Hatter (Milliner)
Andrews-Burr Paper Co. (Maker)
Date
1909-1911
Inscriptions
1) Printed label on hat lining: ""Lowell / LADIES HATTER / 49 OAK ST. / PORTLAND"". 2) Hatbox cover: ""Lowell / LADIES HATTER / 49 OAK ST. / PORTLAND / ANDREWS-BURR PAPER CO. BOSTON, MASS."" 3) ""Louie's best hat"".
Location of origin
Portland, ME, USA; Boston, MA, USA
Associated Building
Used At Parson Smith House.
Material
feather (material)
silk (textile)
stitching
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Clothing; Headwear
Places
Maine (United States)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Feather
feather (material)
Hand Stitched
Hat
hatboxes
hats
headgear
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1953.407A-C
GUSN
7173

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