Image ID
ICHi-085534
Headline
Women's Bes-Ben hat decorated with six silk embroidered butterflies
Date Created
circa 1956
Creator
Bes-Ben (Chicago, Ill.)
Creator Role
creator
Artwork/Object Depicted
hats
Copyright Notice
© 2015 Chicago Historical Society, all rights reserved
Credit Line
Chicago History Museum, ICHi-085534
Inventory Number
1976.111.2
Storage Location
Cost
Acquisition Source
Gift of Mrs. George S. Isham
Max Pixels - Height
6006
Max Pixels - Width
4938
KEYWORDS
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1976.111.2
Hats
Headgear
Accessories
Bes-Ben
Headpieces
1950-1959
Women's hat
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ICHi-85534
womens bes ben hat decorated with six silk embroidered butterflies

Women's Bes-Ben hat featuring crown of navy blue straw decorated on edge with six gold and brown silk floss embroidered butterflies. Three butterflies sit atop crown. Navy diamond pattern net veil. Worn by donor's mother, Mrs. Donald F. McPherson (Frances Ogden West), grandniece of William B. Ogden, first mayor of Chicago.

Women's Bes-Ben hat featuring crown of navy blue straw decorated on edge with six gold and brown silk floss embroidered butterflies. Three butterflies sit atop crown. Navy diamond pattern net veil. Worn by donor's mother, Mrs. Donald F. McPherson (Frances Ogden West), grandniece of William B. Ogden, first mayor of Chicago.