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Black fascinator with faux flowers worn by Ophelia DeVore

Catalog Data

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Worn by:
Ophelia DeVore, American, 1922 - 2014  Search this
Medium:
rhinestone, fabric, rhinestone
Dimensions:
H x W: 5 x 9 in. (12.7 x 22.9 cm)
Type:
hats
Date:
mid 20th century
Description:
Black fascinator with faux flowers worn by Ophelia DeVore. The cap is made from heavy weight black synthetic faille that is covered on the facing side entirely by black faux flowers made from large rounded pieces of semi-sheer and crinkled fabric. Each flower has a cluster of either white or pink plastic stamen. The flowers at the front center have small clear rhinestones adhered to the petals in a scattered manner.
The interior rim of the cap is trimmed in black velvet covered wire to keep it rigid, with triangles of the wire protruding at each side to secure the cap behind the ears. The number "932" is handwritten faintly in white at the interior proper left side.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Ophelia DeVore
Object number:
2011.25.14
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5cb4cb1c9-1315-404f-941a-90c023cb2604
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.25.14