Woman's Bowler-style Hat, Bolivian
Woman's Bowler-style Hat, Bolivian


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Collection Tier:
Tier 3

Central American ➔ Woman's Bowler-style Hat, Bolivian

Identifier:
E1985.73.1
Description:
Lady's black bowler hat with satin ribbon bands around and above brim. Grey plastic piece and cord tassles on side. Lined with tan vinyl, clear plastic, and red cloth.;La Cholita is a word for Indian women who would have worn such hats. This hat is probably from La Paz. Women would wear such a hat with a fancy rayon blouse, a shawl, a wide skirt and pearl/gold jewelry. Identified by Martha Egan, Pachamama Store Owner, Albuquerque, NM; tel: 505.898.7554;Underside of top reads "La Cholita, Extra Fine, I.B.U.S.A." with picture of woman. Inside brim stamped with "Principe" logo.;Transfer to the Education Collection
Materials:
Cloth, Vinyl, Plastic
Dimensions:
4.9" h 11.2" w 9.5" d
Current Location Status:
Deaccessioned;Deaccessioned
Source:
Gift Of Alice Vanfossen
Rights:

Maker/Donor
Alice VanFossen
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