Fedora

Object Number: 
1952.337
Date: 
ca. 1952
Medium: 
Straw, silk crepe, leather
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 x 11 3/4 x 13 in. ( 10.2 x 29.8 x 33 cm )
Description: 
Man's Fedora-style straw with violet silk crepe band with printed pattern; depression in top of crown and on either forward side, creating a "point" in front; inner band made of leather.
Gallery Label: 
This straw fedora was worn by Dwight D. Eisenhower during his campaign for the presidency in 1952.
Credit Line: 
Gift of General Dwight D. Eisenhower
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group