Felt Hats, The Mountain Whippoorwill (set of seven)
Date:1930 – 1969
Seven felt hats is various colors. These hats appear to have been worn in The Mountain Whippoorwill. Some of the hats appear to have been previously worn by Ted Shawn's Men Dancers.
C-441_1 A blue/green felt hat.
C-441_2 A tan felt hat with a grosgrain band. Inside a label reads - A Florida Product - Bennett's Hat, 102 Broad St. Jacksonville, FLA. Inscribed with BD (last letter unclear).
C-441_3 A black felt hat with a grosgrain band. Inside a label reads - Talenza, Orazio Mariotto, Firenze. Inscribed with Fitz (Foster Fitz-Simons) and Frank (Frank Overlees or Frank Delmar?)
C-441_4 A tan felt hat with a grosgrain band. Inside a label reads Sevilla.
C-441_5 A tan felt hat with a grosgrain band. Inscribed with Del (John or Frank Delmar?)
C-441_6 A brown felt hat with a grosgrain band. A label inside reads - Stentson Playboy, Haynes & Company. Springfield, Mass. Inscribed with Horn (Fred Hearn).
C-441_7 A soft brown felt hat inscribed with FO (Frank Overlees).
Medium:Cotton, Wool, Leather