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Silhouette: Donor has used old fabric to make a hat. The form underneath is modern. Round shaped hat is covered with cream silk. Then over the silk is lace.
Decorative Detail: Flowers in back
Condition of Object: OK- silk is shattered
May 1994: Hat is disassembled. Lace and flowers are kept, form and shattered taffeta are discarded. Lace is in excellent condition.
Estimated Time Period
Gender costume is for
008, "Fabric, Lace" (1880). All Historic Costumes Images. 193.