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Hat

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1955-1960 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wool felt and grosgrain

  • Credit Line:

    Worn by Miss Monica Maurice and given by her family

  • Museum number:

    T.728-1995

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Pink felt hat trimmed with blue grosgrain ribbon.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

1955-1960 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Wool felt and grosgrain

Object history note

This formed part of the wardrobe of Monica Maurice (1908-1995), an independent and unconventional woman who in 1938 become the first - and until 1978, only - woman member of the Association of Mining Electrical Engineers. She had a passion for racing cars and flying, and loved clothes, showing a great sense of style and originality in how she dressed.

Registered File number 1995/2065.

Descriptive line

Hat, pink felt, blue grosgrain ribbon, Great Britain, 1955-1960.

Materials

Wool (textile); Grosgrain

Techniques

Felting

Categories

Fashion; Women's clothes; Hats & headwear

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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