Fishing hat from the Powell family vacation cottage

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Created by
Unidentified
Worn by
Powell, Adam Clayton Jr., American, 1908 - 1972
Medium
wicker
Dimensions
H x W x D: 6 x 14 1/4 x 11 in. (15.2 x 36.2 x 27.9 cm)
Type
hats
Place used
Oak Bluffs, Duke County, Massachusetts, United States, Martha's Vineyard, North and Central America
Date
mid 20th Century
Description
Beige wicker floppy hat with a decorative braid around the base used while fishing by Powell family members at their vacation home, known as "The Bunny Cottage" located in the historic Highlands area of East Chop in the town of Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard.
Topic
African American
Clothing and dress
Families
Recreation
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Isabel Washington Powell Foundation
Object number
2012.16.4
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Clothing-Historical
Exhibition
Power of Place
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 051
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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