Hat

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1850-1860

GUSN

GUSN-52924

Description

Tan straw hat of narrow braiding. Low, oval-shaped crown is 1 1/2" high; floppy brim is 4 1/8" wide; top of crown is lined with tan paper; no trimming.

Details

Descriptive Terms

hats
headgear
braiding
stitching
straw (plant material)
Women's clothing
Straw
Braided
Hand Stitched
HAT

Inscription

Paper label glued to paper lining: 1) ""O"" - in blue on yellow paper with blue border; 2) ""285-78"" printed/stamped in purple; 3) ""169"" written in pencil.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1 1/2 x 4 1/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry B. Spelman

Accession Number

1942.219