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Hat

Hat

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1937-1939 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Marshall & Snelgrove Ltd (retailer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Straw trimmed with shot silk

  • Museum number:

    T.104-1980

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Blonde straw hat, percher style, asymmetrical twisted brim with crown and side detail of iridescent red, green & black shot-silk with red & green polka dots. The crown is stiffened by inner layers of ochre net. Brown petersham ribbon creates the inner headband. Hat is secured on the head by a brown tubular elastic strap.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1937-1939 (made)

Artist/maker

Marshall & Snelgrove Ltd (retailer)

Materials and Techniques

Straw trimmed with shot silk

Object history note

Worn by Doris Langley Moore, the founder of the Museum of Costume, Bath (now known as the Fashion Museum)

Descriptive line

Trimmed straw hat, Marshall and Snelgrove, London, 1937-1939

Materials

Straw; Shot silk

Techniques

Millinery

Categories

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

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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