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Hat

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1875-1880 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Plait straw, linen with silk, satin

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mr E. W. Mynott

  • Museum number:

    T.54-1980

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Hat made from bands of straw plait arranged in alternating colours of blue and beige.
It has a small, straight sided medium high crown and a wide straight brim. It is trimmed with a wide band of blue satin ribbon tied around the crown and in a stitched bow to one side. It is lined with blue silk.
There are traces of an original black elastic fastening.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1875-1880 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Plait straw, linen with silk, satin

Marks and inscriptions

'Saville'
Stamped in gold centrally inside the crown lining

Descriptive line

Straw plait hat, England, 1875-1880

Materials

Straw; Ribbon, silk

Techniques

Millinery

Categories

Hats & headwear; Fashion; Clothing; Accessories; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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