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Hair ornament

Hair ornament

  • Date:

    mid 20th century

  • Artist/Maker:

    Skillen, Hugh (Costumier)

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the estate of Hugh Skillen

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Flower and butterfly hair ornament worn in an unidentified production. Group of small flowers of silver lace braid, silver lurex and black striped braid foliage, silver looped braid with black glitter dust centred 'daisies', the group surmounted with curved tendrils of strips of black sequins, the whole topped with a black feather butterfly.


mid 20th century


Skillen, Hugh (Costumier)

Descriptive line

Flower and butterfly hair ornammment by Hugh Skillen worn in an unidentified production, mid 20th century.

Production Note

Reason For Production: Commission


Silver braid; Lurex; Braid; Glitter; Sequin; Feather

Subjects depicted


Production Type



Theatre and Performance Collection

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