[cnn-photo-caption image= http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2009/US/01/22/lkl.aretha.franklin/art.franklin.gi.jpg caption="Aretha Franklin performed at Obama's inauguration."]
Michelle Obama’s now-famous Jason Wu gown isn’t the only piece of Inaugural fashion that is headed for the Smithsonian. The museum is also requesting the now-iconic hat that Aretha Franklin wore while singing at the swearing-in.
Aretha, however, is still undecided about parting with her Luke Song-designed hat. “I am considering it. It would be hard to part with my chapeau since it was such a crowning moment in history,” says the Queen of Soul.