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LACQUERED HAT WITH NAVY "WINGS" AND BLUSHER

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About this object

Small cartwheel shaped hat in very fine cream colored lacquered straw with a brim that is longer in the front. The shallow crown has an indentation set .25” in around the top of the crown and tacked into shape with small stitches .25” apart. Navy blue grosgrain surrounds the crown 1.5”W which terminates at the back with 2 folds and two 3.5” tails. Two lacquered straw wings in navy blue are set symmetrically on either side of the front, beginning with a swirl and rolling out into 5.5” wings extending only slightly above hat crown. The blusher is .25” diamond pattern net in navy with off-white dots at alternating intersections which drop 6-7” in front pulled short in the back, finished with a pearl topped pin. The interior is cream colored satin signed by Kinwan Steck.

Object name:
LACQUERED HAT WITH NAVY "WINGS" AND BLUSHER
Made from:
lacquered straw -- grosgrain ribbon -- and net
Size:
3.8 × 25.4 × 27.9 cm (1 1/2 × 10 × 11 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
2012.9.33
Signature marks:
SIGNATURE
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973