Hat, Worn by Elizabeth Parke Firestone, 1925-1935

Hoyt, Peggy, 1893-19371925/1935

The Henry Ford

The Henry Ford
Dearborn, MI, United States

Peggy Hoyt (1893-1937) began her fashion career at age 17, as an apprentice in a New York City millinery shop. She established Peggy Hoyt, Inc. in 1915 and soon became one of America's foremost fashion designers. This hat of Hoyt's design was worn by Elizabeth Parke Firestone, wife of tire magnate Harvey S. Firestone, Jr.


  • Title: Hat, Worn by Elizabeth Parke Firestone, 1925-1935
  • Creator: Hoyt, Peggy, 1893-1937
  • Date Created: 1925/1935
  • Location: United States, New York, New York
  • Subject Keywords: Firestone, Elizabeth Parke, 1897-1990, Hats, Picture hats, Women's clothing, Clothing
  • Type: Objects
  • Contributor: The Henry Ford
  • Original Source: Digital Collections
  • Object Name: Hat
  • Object ID: 89.492.1106
  • Image ID: THF6754
  • Credit: From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Mrs. Harvey Firestone, Jr.

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