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Hat

Hat

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1975-1980 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Christian Dior (designed for)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Straw with organza

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Bruce family, worn by Mrs David Bruce.

  • Museum number:

    T.254-1998

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Large straw hat of fine blonde straw. Floppy style. Trimmed with huge cream organza flowers around the crown.

Separate non-accessioned hat-brim, bound with cream canvas around the outer edges. Slightly stiffer, coarser and darker, plain weave blonde straw. Tabs around interior brim, pinned to the outer hat.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

ca. 1975-1980 (made)

Artist/maker

Christian Dior (designed for)

Materials and Techniques

Straw with organza

Marks and inscriptions

'MADE IN / FRANCE [sideways] / Christian Dior'
Label inside hat

Dimensions

Height: 24 cm, Width: 44 cm, Circumference: 145 cm around outside brim

Descriptive line

Floppy straw hat with organza, designed for Christian Dior, France, ca. 1975-1980

Production Note

Reason For Production: Retail

Materials

Straw; Organza

Categories

Hats & headwear; Fashion; Women's clothes; Accessories

Production Type

Model

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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