Felt hat with buttons (82)

Object Number: 
1997.5.1-81
Date: 
ca. 1940
Medium: 
Felt
Description: 
Felt hat with buttons
Gallery Label: 
This collection of buttons was assembled during World War II by the donor when she was a young girl living in New York City. Pinned to her father's felt hat, the buttons evoke the cultural and political tone of 1940s New York.
Credit Line: 
Gift of E. Mildred Speiser
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group