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.
|Subjects||Clothing & dress|
|Lexicon Sub-category||Clothing -- Headwear|
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