Doll's hat

Object Number: 
1975.21c
Date: 
ca. 1867
Medium: 
Textile, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 x 2 1/4 x 1 3/8 in. ( 5.1 x 5.7 x 3.5 cm )
Description: 
Doll's hat in a half-moon shape of stiffened white netting trimmed in white lace with metal beads along the crown and a pin of two gold oak leaves with paste jewels on the proper right; white silk ties.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this was purchased with a doll named "Marie" by Augustus Cory Richards in Paris in 1867 for his granddaughter, Edith Gray Richards, mother of the donor.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. E.J. Dimock
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group