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Woman's Hat
1960s
Retailer:Sold by G. Fox and Co. , American, founded 1847
Milliner:Made by Unknown
Wool, synthetic fiber
Primary Dimensions (height x width x diameter x outside circumference): 6 1/2 x 16 x 16 x 25 1/2in. (16.5 x 40.6 x 40.6 x 64.8cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Richard Koopman
Description: Woman's hat of red wool and synthetic blend twill in the form of a peaked turban. The sides are gathered into a diamond shaped panel at the center front, which is pushed down at the top, forming a scoop shape. This panel is top stitched with diamond shaped spirals. The hat is lined with beige rayon. The inner edge is stitched with an olive beige grosgrain ribbon. A woven tape label is stitched into this ribbon: "G. FOX & CO. / HARTFORD CONNECTICUT / Serving Connecticut since 1847."
Object Number: 1999.88.5
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