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Women's black velvet Merry Widow hat

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Titles Women's black velvet Merry Widow hat
Description Women's extremely large Merry Widow-style hat is 22 inches across. It is made from black velvet with a large black dyed ostrich feather plume extending off the side. There are several hat pins attached, and the interior is black satin. Owned by Miss Mathilda Heck of Saint Paul, Minnesota.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 5 1/2 inches height
22 inches width
18 inches depth
Nomenclature Merry Widow hat
Materials velvet (fabric weave)
metal
feather (material)
satin
plastic (organic material)
Subjects Owned by: Heck, Mathilda
Used in: Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Clothing. Women's Hats & Headgear. Hats & Headgear. 1900-1909
Dates Creation: Approximately 1909
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 62.125.3 (Accession Number)

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