Hat

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1898-1902

GUSN

GUSN-54507

Description

Brown velvet hat with deep crown trimmed with brown satin band covered with black tulle and vermicelli-patterned taupe braid, large brown bird wings, and broad brim. Crown is lined with black velvet and rayon, black elastic chin strap.

Details

Descriptive Terms

hats
headgear
braiding
feather (material)
silk (textile)
velvet (fabric weave)
Hat
Women's clothing
Silk
Velvet
Feather
Vermicelli
Braided
Hat

Inscription

Woven label on lining: ""R. H. Stearns & Co. / Boston"".

Maker

R. H. Stearns & Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Dimensions

8 1/4 x 13 1/2 x 13 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Anonymous Gift

Accession Number

1946.840

Places

Massachusetts (United States)