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RED STRAW HAT WITH FRINGE EDGE

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

A red straw hat decorated with synthetic silk fringe surrounding the edge of the brim. The hat form is made of linked rows of flat straw braid with a 2.25” brim and round crown with a flat top standing 2.5”H. The crown is surrounded with a twisted band of red silk synthetic jute meeting in the center back and forming a 4.5” tassel. The edge is finished with an open synthetic jute fringe 2”W, overhanging the edge 1.5”. The hat is fully lined in matching red, slubbed silk with attached 26”L x 2”W ties sewn into the lining at either side of the hat, finished on a slightly rounded angle

Object name:
RED STRAW HAT WITH FRINGE EDGE
Made from:
lacquered straw -- silk -- silk synthetic jute fringe
Made in:
Unknown
Date made:
ca. 1940
Size:
12.7 cm (5 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
2012.9.22
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973