Hat in Hatbox

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1909-1911

GUSN

GUSN-7173

Description

A: Large dark blue silk velvet; wire frame; trimmed with iridescent blue bird feathers and coarsely embroidered net (leaf garland); lampshade style; brim lined with blue velvet.

Details

Descriptive Terms

hats
hatboxes
headgear
feather (material)
stitching
silk (textile)
velvet (fabric weave)
feather (material)
Hat
Women's clothing
Silk
Velvet
Feather
Hand Stitched
Hat

Inscription

1) Printed label on hat lining: ""Lowell / LADIES HATTER / 49 OAK ST. / PORTLAND"". 2) Hatbox cover: ""Lowell / LADIES HATTER / 49 OAK ST. / PORTLAND / ANDREWS-BURR PAPER CO. BOSTON, MASS."" 3) ""Louie's best hat"".

Associated Building

Used At Parson Smith House,

Additional Identification Number

1953.407A,B,C

Maker

Lowell, Ladies Hatter (Milliner)
Andrews-Burr Paper Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Portland, ME, USA; Boston, MA, USA

Object Type

Clothing; Headwear

Accession Number

1953.407A-C

Places

Maine (United States)
Massachusetts (United States)