Hat, Worn by Elizabeth Parke Firestone, 1950-1955

Jean Patou1950/1955

The Henry Ford

The Henry Ford
Dearborn, MI, United States

Elizabeth Parke Firestone, wife of tire magnate Harvey S. Firestone, Jr., cultivated a refined sense of fashion through years of interest in clothing design and collaboration with world-renowned couturiers. During the 1950s Firestone was named one of the "Best Dressed Women in the World." Her wardrobe included clothing and accessories by well-known Paris designers like Jean Patou, who made this hat.

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  • Title: Hat, Worn by Elizabeth Parke Firestone, 1950-1955
  • Creator: Patou, Jean, 1887-1936
  • Date Created: 1950/1955
  • Location: France, Paris
  • Subject Keywords: Firestone, Elizabeth Parke, 1897-1990, Hats, Veils (Headcloths), Women's clothing, Clothing
  • Type: Objects
  • Contributor: The Henry Ford
  • Original Source: Digital Collections
  • Object Name: Hat
  • Object ID: 89.492.1163
  • Image ID: THF30582
  • Credit: From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Mrs. Harvey Firestone, Jr.