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Hat

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1965 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Herbert Johnson (hatter)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Felt

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Cecil Beaton

  • Museum number:

    T.160-1980

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Wide-brimmed hats became fashionable for men during the late 1960s. Cecil Beaton, who wore this hat, was noted for his impeccable tailored clothing and dashing accessories.

Physical description

Wide-brimmed hat in fawn brown felt with grosgrain hatband.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

1965 (made)

Artist/maker

Herbert Johnson (hatter)

Materials and Techniques

Felt

Object history note

From the personal wardrobe of Sir Cecil Beaton.

Descriptive line

Felt hat, made by Herbert Johnson, Great Britain, 1965

Labels and date

Wide-brimmed hats became fashionable for men during the late 1960s. Cecil Beaton was noted for his impeccable tailored clothing, which he teamed with dashing accessories. [1997]

Materials

Felt; Grosgrain

Techniques

Felting

Categories

Hats & headwear; Fashion; Men's clothes; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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