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Hat | Mme. Pauline (American) | Date: ca. 1911 | Materials: straw, linen, silk | Oversized hats of the years around 1910 were the perfect stage for opulent display of large and exquisite flowers, and the naturalism and delicacy of the flowers on this elegant hat is particularly notable | The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Hat ca. 1915, wool, feathers. Mme. Pauline (American) / Madame Pauline, a milliner located in Bedford-Stuyvesant area [of Brooklyn], makes a strong statement on the fascination with the use of birds and feathers. Not only is a full bird affixed to the front, but numerous bird wings are also applied all around to completely cover the sides of the crown.