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  • Place of origin:

    Paris (made)
    London (sold)

  • Date:

    1930s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Elsa Schiaparelli, born 1890 - died 1973 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Felt and mink fur

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Rt. Hon. Mrs Drummond

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This black felt hat, trimmed with brown mink fur, was designed to fit closely to the head.

Physical description

Felt hat trimmed with brown mink fur

Place of Origin

Paris (made)
London (sold)


1930s (made)


Elsa Schiaparelli, born 1890 - died 1973 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Felt and mink fur

Marks and inscriptions

Schiaparelli / London


Height: 17 cm, Diameter: 19 cm

Object history note

Worn by Frances Farquharson, Highland socialite, friend of the Royal Family and editor of Vogue and Harper's Bazaar during the 1940s. Given by her daughter.

Descriptive line

Hat of brown mink fur

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

Dilys E. Blum, Shocking! The Art and Fashion of Elsa Schiaparelli (Philadelphia Museum of Art: 2003), p.96


Accessories; Hats & headwear; Scotland

Production Type

Haute couture


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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