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Hat

Hat

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (made)

  • Date:

    1960 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bricard, Germaine Mitzah (designer)
    Christian Dior (designed for)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Straw and organza

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Madame de Courcel

  • Museum number:

    T.151-1974

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Navy straw hat trimmed with blue organza. Round with no brim and the organza is arranged over it in a loose draped head scarf with a tie at the back.

Place of Origin

Paris (made)

Date

1960 (made)

Artist/maker

Bricard, Germaine Mitzah (designer)
Christian Dior (designed for)

Materials and Techniques

Straw and organza

Marks and inscriptions

'CHRISTIAN DIOR PARIS / MADE IN FRANCE'
Label

Object history note

Baronne Martine de Courcel (nee Hallande), wife of Baron Geoffroy de Courcel (French Ambassador to London 1962-72).

Descriptive line

Straw hat trimmed with organza, designed by Germaine (Mitzah) Bricard for Christian Dior, Paris, 1960

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

424A
Fashion : An Anthology by Cecil Beaton. London : H.M.S.O., 1971

Materials

Straw; Organza

Techniques

Millinery

Categories

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

Production Type

Haute couture

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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