hat (clothing: headwear)

Child's hat. Boy's hat more or less circular, lower band of black fabric, upper part same fabric gathered together at peak but not joined, thus leaving a hole. Lower band trimmed with blue fabric at edge. Floral embroidery at front of lower band, with flowers made of folded fabric and bunches of threads to either side. Small piece of corduroy at back. Lined in pale blue-green twill and printed blue cotton fabric.

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