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Cocktail hat

Photograph of a hat, detailed description in main text below

Horsehair, about 1932-5

Accession number 1967.187.275

Cocktail hat of woven black horsehair, known as crin, the crown a circular cap-shape, folded once on one side. Brim attached on one side, applied across top of crown and folded and pleated into shape on the other.

Three orange-red plastic ball-shaped beads attached to one side of crown. Lined with black rayon silk.