hat


hat

Summary

Wholestraw plait and tan silk crepe chiffon. Lined with black plain weave silk. Crown covered by 2 layers of chiffon forming swathe to the left of centre front. Left crown trimmed with wired bow of brown satin ribbon. Side backs trimmed with gathered loop of same ribbon. Right crown trimmed with pale brown ostrich feather. Black wide-mesh net trimmed with small yellow spots attached to brim, opening at back. Brim faced with brown satin and brown velvet. Stiffened crescent-shaped inner headband covered with satin and draped with gauze. Brown satin ribbon strings.


Object Name

hat

Date Created

1884-1886

Dimensions

Front to back: 31.8cm
Circumference at brim: 92.1cm

accession number

1947.4356

Place of creation

Europe

Medium

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