Fur Bonnet worn by Phyllis Diller in Field and Stream

Description
This fur bonnet was worn by Phyllis Diller when she posed nude for Field and Stream magazine in 1973. In that same year, Field and Stream magazine awarded Diller “Miss Fun Fishing 1973” “on the occasion of her selection as the first centerfold in the magazine’s 78 year history.” NMAH also has the trophy for this award in its collection (Catalog Number 2003.0289.16).
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1973
maker
Neiman Marcus
Physical Description
synthetic fibers (overall material)
fur (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 11 in x 9 in x 9 1/2 in; 27.94 cm x 22.86 cm x 24.13 cm
ID Number
2003.0289.12
accession number
2003.0289
catalog number
2003.0289.12
Credit Line
Gift of Phyllis Diller
subject
Humor
Comedians
Journalism
Nude
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Phyllis Diller
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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