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Woman's Hat
1955-1960
Retailer:Sold by G. Fox and Co. , American, founded 1847
Milliner:Made by Unknown
Fur, synthetic fiber, plastic
Primary Dimensions (height x width x circumference): 3 1/2 x 7 1/2 x 24in. (8.9 x 19.1 x 61cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Bryant Tolles, Jr.
Description: Woman's pillbox-style hat made of shaded brown fur. The hat is topped with a fur covered button. The back of the hat is slightly deeper then the front. The hat is lined with emerald green synthetic fabric that has been embossed with a damask-like floral design. The inside of the rim is edged with dark brown grosgrain ribbon. Two small brown plastic combs are attached with elastic to the sides for fastening the hat to the hair. A woven tape label is stitched to the ribbon: "G. FOX & CO. / HARTFORD CONNECTICUT."
Object Number: 1994.212.18
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