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Woman's Cap
Original Owner:Originally owned by Maude Jeannette Purvis
Milliner:Made by Unknown
Retailer:Sold by G. Fox and Co. , American, founded 1847
Synthetic fibers, plastic, wire
Primary Dimensions (height x width x depth): 3 1/2 x 12 x 6in. (8.9 x 30.5 x 15.2cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Robert Grant Irving
Description: Woman's hat in a curved oval shape, covered with plush ivy leaves in shades of beige and green, and pink voile and plush flowers, along with wired pink plastic berries. The hat has a broad pink velvet bow across the back edge. The base of the hat is stiff pink plastic mesh and pink velvet-covered wire. A woven tape label glued to the mesh on the underside of the hat reads: "KNOCKABOUT SHOP / G. FOX & CO. / HARTFORD CONNECTICUT."
Object Number: 1994.207.11
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