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Object Name: Lady's hat
Date: ca. 1915
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Medium: Felt, silk, ribbon, Bird of Paradise, glass
Dimensions: Overall: 6 1/2 x 10 x 14 in. ( 16.5 x 25.4 x 35.6 cm )
Place made: North America, United States, New York
Description: Lady's purple felt hat with rigid oval crown with stuffed Bird of Paradise with glass eyes affixed to top and band of purple grosgrain ribbon tied around base; brim tacked up on one side, with underside lined with purple velvet; black silk with drawstring closure lining inside of crown.
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Louis Kenedy, 1956
Object Number: Z.1416
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Marks: Embroidered on cloth label attached to inside of crown: "Arnold / 11 EAST 49TH ST. / NEW YORK"

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A note accompanying this hat indicates that it was worn around 1915 by Mrs. L. L. Barzaghi, mother of the donor. Mrs. Barzaghi lived at 130 West 77 Street in New York City.