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Hat
Hat
Hat
Hat
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Clothing and Accessories
Women's Clothing
Clothing Accessories
Headwear ➔ Hat

Identifier:
129622
Description:
This straw hat features a silk crown.  During the early 20th century hats were large in size and featured elaborate decorations such as artificial flowers, lace, buckles, feathers, and bird wings. Hats with turned-up brims became popular as well as the toque hat and picture hats. This straw hat is a modest example of fashionable hats worn in the early 1900s. 
Date:
circa 1900
Materials:
Straw wicker, silk, twill tape binding around interior wicker edge.
Dimensions:
3"" h 14"" w 13.5"" d
Current Location Status:
In Storage
Collection Tier:
Tier 2
Source:
Gift Of Mrs. Frederick Wheeler;Carolyn Wheeler;Betty Wheeler
Related Entities:
Mrs. Frederick Wheeler (donor) Carolyn R. Wheeler (donor) Betty Wheeler (donor)
Related Objects:
Related Place:
Grand Rapids