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NAVY AND BLACK LACE HAT WITH LARGE BOW

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NAVY AND BLACK LACE HAT WITH LARGE BOW

Currently in storage


About this object

The blue crepe hat is covered with black, machine made lace. The scalloped edges of lace meet across the center of the crown. The front is decorated with a very large and elaborate 15 lobe wired bow in folded 5” wide blue satin ribbon, twisted as it continues around the crown finishing with a 6” blue silk magnolia with several flocked petals and green stamen. Wide brim form with large crown set off center toward the back of the hat (8” x 8.5” x 4.25”), the front is 5.5”D, 3.5” in the back. The metal frame of the hat is covered in a blue crepe, shirred with a draw-string through the lining under the crown. Worn with matching parasol and hat pins.

Category:
costume accessories
Object name:
NAVY AND BLACK LACE HAT WITH LARGE BOW
Made from:
crepe -- black lace -- satin ribbon -- silk flowers -- metal frame
Made in:
USA
Date made:
1913
Size:
25.4 × 50.8 cm (10 × 20 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
2012.9.8
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973