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Object Name Hat
Alternate Name Easter Hat
Date ca. 1959-1965
Description Young girl's natural straw hat. Round crown with wide sloping brim. Black grosgrain ribbon hatband with two streamers in the back. Red, white, yellow, and blue fabric flowers with green leaves attached to front and sides of hatband. White grosgrain ribbon headband. Elastic chin strap. Two cloth labels sewn to headband: "21" and "Saks Fifth Avenue."
(Keywords: Fashion, Accessory, Twentieth Century, New York)
Acquisition Gift of Carlyn Lynch Schonfelder
Ownership and History Worn by donor, Carlyn Lynch Schonfelder, as an Easter hat on Staten Island, ca. 1959-1965.
Earliest Date 1959
Latest Date 1965
Subjects Clothing & dress
Lexicon Sub-category Clothing -- Headwear
Catalog Number 87.053.0001
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by The Coby Foundation, 2009.
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