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Date Made:ca. 1950?
Materials:textile: black silk; black metal; black feathers
Place Made:United States; New York; New York City
Measurements:overall: 8 in.; 20.32 cm
Accession Number:  HD 1999.11.11
Credit Line:Gift of Cathleen C. Esleeck

Woman's black hat, made up of a soft skull cap with rows of small braid. Side or back decoration consists of a faceted black metal oval disk and two sprays of feathers. Worn by Nathalie Clare (mother of donor, Mrs. Cathleen Esleeck). A label inside the cap reads "A New York Creation," indicating its place of manufacture, in New York City's garment district.

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