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HYDRANGEA HAT WITH LACE AND OSTRICH PLUMES

Made by: Caroline Reboux

Currently in storage


About this object

The hat crown is covered in off-white tulle over an oval box-shaped hat with sides covered in hydrangea flowers and buds. Handmade lace covers the top and two (2) 3” ovals projecting from either side, from one oval rises 3 white ostrich plumes. Inside the crown is stitched a rigid band covered in black velvet, lined in silk.

Object name:
HYDRANGEA HAT WITH LACE AND OSTRICH PLUMES
Made from:
handmade lace -- silk flowers -- white ostrich feathers -- silk -- tulle -- and velvet
Made in:
Paris, France
Date made:
ca. 1895
Size:
22.9 × 38.1 cm (9 × 15 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
2012.9.27
Signature marks:
LABEL Caroline Reboux 23 Rue de la Paix Paris
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973