Woman's hat

Lilly Daché1947/1953

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Close-fitting hat of beige fur felt, with three pheasant feathers inserted to hang down at left side; grosgrain ribbon band. Inside of crown stamped: “Melusine Registered Imported.” Two labels: “Lilly Daché / Paris / New York / 78 East 56th St., N.Y.” and “The French Shops / Filene’s Boston

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  • Title: Woman's hat
  • Creator: Lilly Daché
  • Creator Birth Date: 1904
  • Creator Death Date: 1989
  • Manufacturer: Retailed by Filenes Department Store, Boston
  • Date Created: 1947/1953
  • Physical Dimensions: Overall (max.): 54.6 x 21.6 cm (21 1/2 x 8 1/2 in.)
  • Provenance: Purchased by internet auction, about 2004; Gift to the MFA, March 21 2007
  • Type: Hat
  • Rights: Gift of Susan Ward in memory of Filene's. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. All Rights Reserved.
  • Medium: Fur felt, grosgrain ribbon, pheasant feathers