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Woman in Pink Feather Hat
Date: c. 1940
Medium: Watercolor and gouache on illustration board
Dimensions: sheet: 18 × 15 1/4 in. (45.7 × 38.7 cm)
Illustration Citation: Not published. The artist recalled that she probably submitted this illustration to Cosmopolitan magazine.
Credit Line: Gift of Conrad Jordan, 1992
Object Number: 1992-80
About: Barbara Schwinn Jordan studied art and design in the United States and Europe and worked as both illustrator and portraitist. She recalled that she probably submitted this unpublished illustration to Cosmopolitan. Throughout World War II on both sides of the Atlantic, women's hats with elaborate feathers and artificial flowers brightened the ordinary fashions brought about by rationing, especially as hat materials were among the few items not rationed.
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