Evening bonnet

probably French

Not on view

This evening hat features a dramatic use and placement of whole birds. Rather than being integrated into the shape of the hat, the birds, combined with the vertical point d'esprit are used to create a dramatic sense of upward movement and height.

Evening bonnet, silk, birds, feathers, jet, probably French

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