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BERGDORF GOODMAN HAT BOX

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BERGDORF GOODMAN HAT BOX

Currently in storage


About this object

Round hat box and lid with pale gray background under 5.25”H paper band which surrounds the box with the Bergdorf Goodman logo in three panels measuring 5.5”W x 7”H, spaced evenly around the band. The band itself is decorated with a series of figures in black silhouette, six women, one man and one dog. The style of dress on the figures is stylized early 20th century dress. The box has pale lavender twill ties.

Category:
costume accessories
Object name:
BERGDORF GOODMAN HAT BOX
Made from:
paper and cardboard
Size:
25.4 × 56.5 cm (10 × 22 1/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
2012.9.7
Signature marks:
LABEL A later, typed label is applied to the side of the box measuring 2.5”W x4”H as follows: “i large oxidized lace picture hat black ostrich feather plumes M.P.D.” It appears that another label may have been pulled off under this one.
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973