Straw, silk crepe, leather
Overall: 4 x 11 3/4 x 13 in. ( 10.2 x 29.8 x 33 cm )
Man's Fedora-style straw with violet silk crepe band with printed pattern; depression in top of crown and on either forward side, creating a "point" in front; inner band made of leather.
This straw fedora was worn by Dwight D. Eisenhower during his campaign for the presidency in 1952.
Gift of General Dwight D. Eisenhower
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