Pillbox Hat

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1964

GUSN

GUSN-303135

Description

Pillbox hat from 'going away' outfit. Pleated ivory chiffon on sides, ivory net veil, top bow at back, interior ivory net lining. Two brown plastic hair combs to afix hat to head.\n

Details

Descriptive Terms

pillboxes (hats)
chiffon
plastic (organic material)
Hat
Hat, Pillbox
Hat, Pillbox

Inscription

"Lemington" (Cursive, with pink rose with green stem and leaves.)
"Jordan Marsh / BOSTON" (Cursive)
"22" (Small peach colored tag reading "22", underlined.)
".UNITED HATTERS, CAP & MILLINERY W'RKS./INT. UNION/.REGISTERED./UNION/BQ 1400" (Stamped tag, peach. Some text obstructed by "22" tag.)

Additional Identification Number

998.2

Maker

Jordan Marsh Company (Retailer)
Lemington Hat Company

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

3 x 7 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Sybil Michelson

Accession Number

2014.63.2

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