Lilac and Olive Feather Casque

Title

Lilac and Olive Feather Casque

Description

Casque with four scallops running along the sides and forehead. The entire hat is covered with natural and dyed pheasant feathers. The inside of the hat is lined with blue felt. The hat also has a Best & Co. label.

Creator

Best & Co., Fifth Ave., New York

Date

1940-1949

Contributor

Gift from Anonymous Donor

Identifier

HCC_FA_2018_P2-2408

Coverage

United States

Extent

24.5" circumference

Curator Notes

Excellent condition.

Textile

Pheasant feathers and Felt

Photographer

Shane Patrick Qureshi

Curator

HCC Fashion Dept. Curatorial Team

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Citation

Best & Co., Fifth Ave., New York , “Lilac and Olive Feather Casque,” HCC Fashion Archive, accessed July 2, 2020, https://hccfashion.omeka.net/items/show/564.

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