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Coiffures, Poufs, Hats and Bonnets: Two Coiffures by the Hairdresser Depain

Ladies’ hairstyles were ingenious works of art, built around a core of cushions and horsehair. Hair was piled high in curls and twists (chignons) and adorned with feathers, ribbons, artificial…

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Dish with Rafts, Bamboo Hats, and Tokugawa Family Crest

Credit: Gift of Charles Stewart Smith, 1893Culture: JapanAccession Number: 93.3.461Learn more on The Met’s website…

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Hat Box

In Korea, Confucian gentlemen wore finely woven, horsehair hats known as kat. These small conical-shaped hats rode atop the head, rather than around the brow as in the West. In…

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Textile (USA), 1990

Sheet printed with parts of map of the world in sections as would be made up into baseball hats. The parts of 4 hats are printed on each sheet. Textile…

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Pin

…to document among the Mangbetu elaborate women’s hairstyles and men’s hats that are adorned with multiple pins in ivory, wood, iron and copper. Copper seems the rarest material, probably because…

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A Parisian Ball – Dancing at the Mabille, Paris

DescriptionCouples dancing in the center of a dance hall. Large crowd of men with top hats in background.TypeImageView Originalhttp://collection.cooperhewitt.org/view/objects/asitem/id/96762SourceCooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design MuseumNotesCatalogue Status: Research in ProgressNameAfter: Winslow Homer, American,…

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Card photograph of three unidentified men wearing ribbons on t...

This black-and-white photograph by Joseph H. Poisson shows three (3) unidentified men who all wear dark suits, hats, and each have a wide ribbon attached to their proper left jacket…

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Street Musicians

Artist: William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970 Type: Graphic Arts-Print Date: ca. 1939-1940 Topic: Figure groupmale EthnicAfrican-American Performing artsmusicfiddle Performing artsmusicguitar Object number: 1971.143 Medium:…

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Three Friends

Artist: William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970 Type: Graphic Arts-Print Date: ca. 1944-1945 Topic: Children EthnicAfrican-American State of beingemotionfriendship Object number: 1967.59.1020 Medium: serigraph on…

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Rural Free Delivery Carrier

Description: An unidentified Rural Free Delivery carrier posed in his two-wheeled mail cart with patrons from along his new mail route. Location is not identified in the image. Creator/Photographer: Unidentified…

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