Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Rodman A. Heeren, 1965
Not on view
This beach hat is of particular interest because of its design. The crown looks as if a scarf has been wrapped like a bandana and knotted at back. Beachwear designs were very popular during the thirties, as the trend for sun tanning grew. This particular style seems to be a signature of Mainbocher.