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Hat

  • Date:

    1926

  • Artist/Maker:

    Dyball, Florence (costume designers)
    L & H Nathan Ltd (Costumier)

  • Museum number:

    S.171B-1985

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Costume for Feemy Evans worn by Nina de Silva. Black velvet hat with slightly off circular crown and straight sides of trimmed red ostrich feathers set into a red jewel at the front.

Date

1926

Artist/maker

Dyball, Florence (costume designers)
L & H Nathan Ltd (Costumier)

Object history note

Hat for Feemy Evans worn by Nina de Silva in George Bernard Shaw's play 'The Showing-up of Blanco Posnet', performed by the Martin Harvey Company at the London Coliseum, 20th October 1926. The scenery for the production was by George J Dodson, and the the costumes were by Florence Dyball and L & H Nathan.

Descriptive line

Black velvet hat decorated with trimmed red ostrich feathers for Feemy Evans worn by Nina de Silva in 'The Showing-up of Blanco Posnet', London Coliseum, 1926.

Materials

Velvet; Ostrich feathers

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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