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Description

Navy blue straw; green grosgrain hatband; brown speckled feathers on top of crown; cream honeycomb-patterned veil; brim edged with band of blue braid; blue elastic band to hold hat in place; small size.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1940s
Inscriptions
Woven labels on lining: 1) ""RHSCo / R.H. STEARNS COMPANY / BOSTON"". 2) ""NEW YORK / Creation / 22 1/2 / W K / 0703159 / Mfd. under / FAIR LABOR / STANDARDS / CONSUMER / Protection / LABEL"".
Material
cloth
feather (material)
net (textile)
straw (plant material)
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
cloth
Feather
feather (material)
Grosgrain
HAT
hats
headgear
Net
net (textile)
Straw
straw (plant material)
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1990.345
Credit Line
Gift of Richard Thornton Fisher, Anne Fisher Tatlock, Faith Fisher Forbes, Charles Paine Fisher and John Bryant Fisher
GUSN
7222

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