hat


hat

Summary

Black chip plait. Lined with black plain weave silk. Shallow hemispherical crown squashed down over wire framework, extending into slightly turned up wired brim. 2 wired loops of plait, with narrow black velvet ribbon down centre of each, pointing over crown from back of crown to centre front edge of brim. Cluster of tiny bright pink flowers and leaves at centre front, upright wired bow of black embroidered net at back. Section of black net round crown, passing under lower loop at right side. Brim formed into fold at left side, black velvet band inside fold, faced with gathered black silk chiffon. Buckram inside headband bound with navy velvet.


Object Name

hat

Date Created

1910-1912

Dimensions

Circumference (brim): 130.8cm
Front to back:

accession number

1947.4448

Place of creation

Europe

Medium

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