Woman's Hat

J. Suzanne Talbot, French

Geography:
Made in Paris, France, Europe

Date:
c. 1914-18

Medium:
Straw, silk velvet, and ostrich feathers

Dimensions:
Brim Diameter: 19 inches (48.3 cm)

Curatorial Department:
Costume and Textiles

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1956-106-5

Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Richard Greenwood, 1956

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Additional information:
  • PublicationAhead of Fashion: Hats of the 20th Century

    This straw hat, a variation on the bicorne with an upturned two-cornered silk velvet brim and extravagant ostrich feather trim, was made in about 1918 by the Paris milliners J. Suzanne Talbot, who trained many of the great milliners, including Lilly Dache and Jeanne Lanvin. Dilys E. Blum, from Ahead of Fashion: Hats of the 20th Century, Philadelphia Museum of Art Bulletin (1993), p. 17.