24-10-11 Hat 1869, American, Made of straw and velvet
Hat Date: ca. 1868 Culture: American Medium: straw Dimensions: [no dimensions available] Credit Line: Purchase, Irene Lewisohn Bequest, 1972 Accession Number: 1972.184.3
Hat: ca. 1860, American (probably), straw and ribbon.
Ca.1865 hat of .5cm wide straw plait handstitched in a spiral from center of crown. Brim faced w/ turquoise-blue ribbed silk, w/ separate head and side lining. Wired at edge of brim. Trimmed with twisted blue velvet ribbon and ribbed silk ribbon. Frill over brim of black machine lace and cream silk lace. Single blue ostrich feather over crown and a blue ribbon bow and streamer with a wide streamer of black lace. Snowshill Wade Costume Collection (National Trust).
1864–69...a little early for our 1880's fashions...but I like it.
Red wool and black silk velvet hat, by Frederick Loeser & Company, American, 1884.
American or European, 1860 to 62, wood straw, silk
Bonnet Date: ca. 1865 Culture: American Medium: Silk, linen, straw
Hat Date: 1860s Culture: American Medium: straw Dimensions: Length (f to b): 12 in. (30.5 cm)
Bonnet Date: ca. 1863 Culture: American Medium: silk, horsehair Dimensions: [no dimensions available] Credit Line: Gift of Edgar J. Lorie, Inc., in memory of Laddie Northridge, 1960 Accession Number: C.I.60.23.9