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Lady's toque in original box

Object Number: 
1945.493a-c
Date: 
1868-1874
Medium: 
Straw, velvet, silk, feathers
Dimensions: 
Overall (hat): 4 x 7 1/2 x 9 in. (10.2 x 19.1 x 22.9 cm) Box: 4 x 8 1/4 x 10 in. ( 10.2 x 21 x 25.4 cm )
Description: 
Lady's tan straw toque trimmed with brown velvet ribbon, and pheasant and ostrich feathers, with two brown silk streamers in back and ivory silk lining; in oatmeal-colored oval cardboard box with printed paper label affixed to lid.
Gallery Label: 
According to New York City directories, Edward A. Morrison operated his business at 827 Broadway from 1868 to 1874.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bayard Verplanck
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group