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Cape Cod milliner crafts hats to help horses

If you look closely at Sally Faith Steinmann’s gossamer hats, you’ll see reflections of racehorses, the awe-inspiring great ones.

The regal, powerful head of Black Tie Affair is captured in soft silver dupioni silk and silver silk organza in a design reflecting movement with light and shadows; in another, Barbaro’s Kentucky Derby victory is represented by eight roses—the number of his post position—entwined on a hat constructed of chocolate dupioni silk, a color and shape representing his powerful form.

“Each hat,” Steinmann says, “is a unique artistic experience that unfolds as I study and research my equine subjects.