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Hat and Hat Pin

1949 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Hat of dark grey organdie. It has a small crown with a wide brim on a net base. The brim curves downwards and has a wide wired brim. The brim and base are swathed with pleated and folded matching fabric, and stitched in place. Worn with a steel hat pin approximately 3 inches long with a padded bobble of matching fabric at the end.

Object details

Categories
Object type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Hat Pin
  • Hat
Materials and techniques
Organdie, net and steel
Brief description
Wide brim hat of organdie and steel hat pin, made by Svend for Jacques Fath, Paris, 1949
Physical description
Hat of dark grey organdie. It has a small crown with a wide brim on a net base. The brim curves downwards and has a wide wired brim. The brim and base are swathed with pleated and folded matching fabric, and stitched in place. Worn with a steel hat pin approximately 3 inches long with a padded bobble of matching fabric at the end.
Production typeHaute couture
Marks and inscriptions
'Jacques Fath / Paris' (Label, machine woven, black on white)
Credit line
Given by Lady Alexandra Trevor-Roper
Historical context
Lady Trevor-Roper favoured designs by Jacques Fath for her wardrobe, and contributed the vast proportion of the V&A's Fath collection.
Association
Collection
Accession number
T.190&A-1974

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Record createdJanuary 11, 2006
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