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    Sale 5422

    Fine European Costume & Textiles

    1 October 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 320

    A FINE STRAW AND CHINTZ HAT

    18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FINE STRAW AND CHINTZ HAT
    18TH CENTURY
    D-shaped chipstraw lined with a red chintz print and wrapping over to the brim
    30 x 22in. (76 x 56cm.)


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    See: 'Modes en Miroir: La France et la Hollande au Temp des Lumieres,' Musee Galliera, 28 April-21 August 2005, p179 & 184 for a very similar example from the Fries Museum.

    The V&A have a similarly cut piece of chintz hat lining in their collection; see 'Chintz: Indian Textiles for the West,' p106.

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