hat


hat

Summary

Chinese style coolie hat. Straw and cotton thread, lined with blue and white striped glazed cotton, trimmed with black velvet and white stiffened muslin. Circular and flat, rising slightly in centre, bound with black velvet ribbon. Black velvet ribbon strings attached underneath each side of centre towards back. Central straw and cotton disc with black velvet ribbon bow, end extending to back, surrounded by ruched muslin with 4 star-shapes cut from velvet.


Object Name

hat

Date Created

1865-1870

Dimensions

Diameter:

accession number

1953.337

Medium

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