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Red Straw Rumba Fedora

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Identifier

VC2020004

Title

Red Straw Rumba Fedora

Description

This is a red straw fedora. It was part of Eric Javits' Rumba collection. It is made of red straw and red plastic netting. There are alternate bands of woven straw and plastic netting. These bands have been attached by machine sewing. The hatband is made of braided red straw, which is tied into a bow. There is a red pom-pom attached to each end of the bow. The sweatband is made of red elastic. There is no lining.

Creator

Eric Javits Inc.

Subject

Clothing and Dress

Extent

Crown height: 4.5", brim width: 2.5", crown circumference: 21"

Medium

straw
plastic

Type

Physical Object

Spatial Coverage

New York

Costume Item Type Metadata

Source Identifier

VC2020004

Cataloguer with Date

Alexandra Figler 2020-02-04
Mahalia Hunter 2020-02-04

Color Main

red

Technique

weaving
braiding
machine sewing

A

Hat

Dimensions Size

One size

Dimensions Other

4.5" (crown height), 2.5" (brim width), 21" (crown circumference)

Dimensions All

4.5" (crown height), 2.5" (brim width), 21" (crown circumference)

Label

Eric Javits New York. Center back of sweatband
Made in USA. Center back of sweatband
For Packing: Place hat upside down in your suitcase, stuff crown with hosiery, and use surrounding articles to support brim. Sweatband

Donor

Eric Javits Inc. on behalf of Douglas Parky Lee '94

Classification

costume

Category

Hats

Function

outerwear

Condition Term

excellent

Condition

This hat is in excellent condition. Never worn.

Storage Location

A16

Repository

Vassar College Costume Collection, Drama Department, 124 Raymond Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY 12604

Donation Date

2020-01-17

Donor Class Year

1994

Work Type

hat
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