H77.121.5

Hat. Description: Hat, small plum colored velvet, with cascade of plum and purple hand-made felt flowers at the back; held on by a matching plum velvet hat band worn at the back of the neck, which expands for fit by means of a double loop of black elastic in the center of the band. Condition excellent. 13 3/4" x 8" x 4". History: see card for .2. Remarks: worn forward, dipped over an 'eye'. Donor recalled making the felt flowers by hand; exceptionally pretty hat. Wonderful hat!! 1945-1947, not 1936 as originally catalogued. (Joan Severa, 3/8/1994)

Used: adult | Female | Helen Markinson | Mae Niedt

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