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Description

Black velvet; stiff black nylon net foundation; pill-box shape; four triangles of faceted black plastic jet beadwork, with jet tassels; velvet loop at top surrounded by circle of same faceted beads; two plastic combs.

Details

Maker
Edetts (Retailer)
Date
1950s
Inscriptions
Woven labels on lining: 1) ""Edetts / BROOKLINE MASSACHUSETTS"". 2) ""UNITED CAP & MILLINERY [----] / INT. UNION / -----/"".
Location of origin
MA, USA
Material
net (textile)
nylon
silk (textile)
stitching
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Clothing -- Headwear
Places
Brookline (Hillsborough county, New Hampshire)
Massachusetts (United States)
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
Beads
Hand Stitched
Hat
hats
headgear
Net
net (textile)
Nylon
nylon
Plastic
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1991.101
Credit Line
Gift of Ruth Lewis
GUSN
7229

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