Object ID
1996.20.1
Object Name
Beret
Object Collection
Date Created
1950s, 1950
Material
Straw
Object Entities
Bacil, Constantine (collected by)
Bacil, Constantine (is related to)
Related Items
Object Description
Marshall Field-labeled black straw beret. Its a round straw hat, whose pattern starts at a point in the center of the top and weaves around in a circular fashion until it comes to the opening of the hat which is trimmed in a black grosgrain or corduroy ribbon. There is a bow at the back in the same black fabric as the trim. Inside the cap there is no lining, sewn onto the black fabric is the Marshall Fields Company label.
Origin
Donated by Constantine Bacil. The hat belonged to Constantine's mother. The hat was just worn for fashion, there is no significant meaning.
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Citation
Beret, 1950s, 1950, Constantine's Collection, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/6148. Accessed 12/01/21.