Calling all fashionistas, our feathered haute headwear will sure turn heads! With growing popularity at the turn of the last century, stylish women wore hats with the latest feather-topped design from Paris, New York, and other centers of fashion. A great statement piece to add to your attire to any formal party or finest derby outing.
Feathers: Fashion and the Fight for Wildlife, an exhibition exploring the history of the ground-breaking Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918, examines the circumstances that inspired early environmentalists—many of them women and New Yorkers—to champion the protection of endangered birds. It regulated the nation’s commercial plume trade, which had decimated many American bird species to the point of near extinction. On view April 6 - July 15, 2018.