Hat

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1895-1905

GUSN

GUSN-12010

Description

Tan straw; high flat crowm; wide brim; looped straw; wreath of cotton flowers brim, shading from yellow to pink to lavendar; inside of crown stiffened with horsehair and elastic; remnant of black linen lining in crown.

Details

Descriptive Terms

hats
headgear
cotton (textile)
textiles
elasticity
hand sewing
horsehair
linen (material)
straw (plant material)
floral patterns
summer (season)
Women's clothing
Straw
Cotton
Linen
Horsehair
Elastic
Machine Sewn
Floral
Summer
HAT

Inscription

Gold letters stamped on linen lining: ""Dowsler & Laffeo/ FINE MILLENERY/ 168 TREMONT STREET/ BOSTON""

Additional Identification Number

419

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Weston Historical Society

Accession Number

1993.306

Places

Massachusetts (United States)