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Pheasant Feather Hat

Style Period

1930s

Description

Large pillbox-type hat with natural shape of pheasant wing used to shape hat. The pheasant was hunted, taken to a taxidermist then a milliner as a gift for a wife.

Tags

headgear
hats
women's
brown
beige
maroon
ring necked pheasant
taxidermy

Donor

Catherine Bell

Accession Number

1-935-81-07472