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Object Name Hat
Date 1950-1960
Description Woman's bandeau style hat. Pink and white feathers attached to a wire frame covered with pink velvet; partial net lining; fabric label: "UNION / ZC 443405 / MADE"
(Keywords: Fashion, Accessory, Twentieth Century)
Acquisition Gift of Margaret Robinson
Ownership and History This hat was worn by Margaret Robinson (1924-2010), a lifelong resident of Staten Island. Ms. Robinson graduated from New Dorp High School, Hunter College (in 1945), and earned a master's degree in 1953 from New York University. She worked for AT&T and volunteered for numerous organizations, including serving on the Board of Directors of the Staten Island Historical Society (Historic Richmond Town). She was honored as a Staten Island Advance Woman of Achievement in 1972.

Ms. Robinson later recalled that she disliked wearing hats and was delighted when they went out of fashion.
Earliest Date 1950
Latest Date 1960
Subjects Clothing & dress
Lexicon Sub-category Clothing -- Headwear
Associated People Robinson, Margaret
Catalog Number 76.025.0004
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by The Coby Foundation, 2009.
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