c. 1924-1928
5.75 in HIGH x 10 in WIDE x 9.5 in DEEP
(14.60 cm HIGH x 25.40 cm WIDE x 24.13 cm DEEP)
Gift of James and Cheryl McKenzie

Marymount and Upright, 13th and Washington, Oakland

This straw cloche is covered on the outside with pink silk chiffon. The brim is scalloped, and edged with binding of turquoise colored silk crepe de chine. The inside of the brim is lined in a rosy pink silk taffeta. The edge of the crown is decorated with an aqua colored, pleated silk taffeta ribbon which is tied into a flat bow at the center front. A pale pink artificial rose and rose bud decorate either side of the hat. The seam in the silk chiffon at the back of the cloche is done in hemstitching. The crown on the hat is lined in cream colored silk taffeta, with the store name "Marymount and Upright, 13th and Washington, Oakland," stamped in "gold."

Used: adult ~ female | Edith May Blurton

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