Cocktail cap or hat covered in pelts of cream ermine with 10 tails to the back and 6 curved tabs to fit the head to the sides trimmed with seadpearl and bugle bead embroidery. Lined cream acetate. Woven labels 'Christian Dior, Paris' and 'Harald Jacobsen, Ostergade 15, Copenhague'. Christian Dior had franchises in most European countries, and this is a Danish store by royal appointment that stocked his models.
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© Manchester Art Gallery