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Hat with gloves - Glove Hat

Glove Hat

  • Object:

    Hat with gloves

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (gloves, made)

  • Date:

    1936 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Agar, Eileen, born 1904 - died 1991 (designer)
    Elsa Schiaparelli, born 1890 - died 1973 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Straw and leather

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Jenny Fraser

  • Museum number:

    T.169-1993

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Straw hat, roughly "coolie"-shape, with pair of leather gloves pinned to the front. The gloves have red-painted fingernails.

Place of Origin

Paris (gloves, made)

Date

1936 (made)

Artist/maker

Agar, Eileen, born 1904 - died 1991 (designer)
Elsa Schiaparelli, born 1890 - died 1973 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Straw and leather

Dimensions

Height: 255 mm, Width: 330 mm, Depth: 335 mm, Height: 195 mm

Object history note

Registered File number 1992/1219.

Descriptive line

Straw hat. Agar, Eileen, 1936. Trimmed with pair of fingernail gloves by Schiaparelli, Elsa, Paris.

Production Note

Schiaparelli gloves are from her August 1936 collection

Reason For Production: Exhibition

Materials

Straw; Kidskin

Subjects depicted

Surrealism; Fingernails

Categories

Fashion; Hats & headwear

Production Type

Unique

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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