Aretha Franklin's Infamous Bow is Now a Christmas Ornament

 - Jun 26, 2009   Updated: Mar 31 2011
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Aretha Franklin's hat, which she wore to the inauguration of President Barack Obama, has become a design inspiration for many objects.

The bow on Aretha's hat has been turned into a glittery-glass Christmas tree ornament. When designer Curtis Posuniak saw the hat, he instantly knew that he wanted to make a little glass version of it.

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