Queen of the Lakes "Hobe Crown," 1948

Queen of the Lakes Crown, 1948


Description used with permission of Hennepin County History Museum: “The brilliantly bejeweled Hobe crown first worn in 1948 by Aquatennial Queen of the Lakes Patty McLane(Parker). The piece is copied from a crown which won first prize in the Exhibition of Arts and Crafts in Florence, Italy in 1906. Designed by James D. Dougherty and crafted by George Hatlestad and Lawrence Hensel, the crown exhibits emerald green semi-precious stones, blood colored garnets, seed pearls, rubies, and silver filigree work created by William Hobe and produced by the J.B. Hudson Company.” Hennepin County History Museum Aquatennial Collection, All Rights Reserved.

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