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Hat

Hat

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (made)

  • Date:

    1938 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Elsa Schiaparelli, born 1890 - died 1973 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Felt and lace

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss Ruth Ford

  • Museum number:

    T.411-1974

  • Gallery location:

    Fashion, Room 40, case CA10

Physical description

Miniature "doll hat" in the form of a top hat, of felt with black lace brim.

Place of Origin

Paris (made)

Date

1938 (made)

Artist/maker

Elsa Schiaparelli, born 1890 - died 1973 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Felt and lace

Object history note

These small percher hats were also known as "doll hats" and were one of Schiaparelli's trademarks.

Descriptive line

Percher hat of felt and lace, designed by Schiaparelli, Paris, 1938.

Materials

Felt; Lace; Velvet

Techniques

Millinery

Categories

Hats & headwear; Fashion; Clothing; Accessories

Production Type

Haute couture

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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