Woman's hat. Gold lame turban with a knot and a plastic hatpin in the front. Hat is stiffened inside with a green net foundation. Brown grosgrain ribbon headband. Hat is in its original cardboard box, with printed inscription on lid: "'PAULINE'S' / Exclusive Millinery / 76 RICHMOND AVE. / GIbraltar 8-0677". Pauline's Exclusive Millinery was in business from 1948 to 1966.
(Keywords: Fashion, Accessory, Twentieth Century, New York)
|Acquisition||Gift of Marilyn Kelly|
|Ownership and History||
Worn by the donor's aunt, Loretta Baker of 397 Hoyt Avenue, Staten Island. The Bakers reportedly owned the first travel agency on the island, located on Bay Street in St. George.
|Subjects||Clothing & dress|
|Lexicon Sub-category||Clothing -- Headwear|
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