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Hat and Hat Pin

1948 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Hat in dark beige plush. It has a small folded crown with a turned-up brim which extends and falls to the right, and has a matching net veil with black velvet spots attached under the left brim, sweeping over right, to the crown. Worn with a brass hat pin, approximately 6 3/4 inches long, with a padded end covered in matching plush and beige cord.

Object details

Categories
Object type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Hat Pin
  • Hat
Materials and techniques
Plush with net and velvet veil, and brass
Brief description
Hat in plush, velvet and net, and brass hat pin, made by Svend for Jacques Fath, Paris, 1948
Physical description
Hat in dark beige plush. It has a small folded crown with a turned-up brim which extends and falls to the right, and has a matching net veil with black velvet spots attached under the left brim, sweeping over right, to the crown. Worn with a brass hat pin, approximately 6 3/4 inches long, with a padded end covered in matching plush and beige cord.
Production typeHaute couture
Marks and inscriptions
'Jacques Fath / Paris' (Label, machine woven, blue 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.185&A-1974

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Record createdJanuary 11, 2006
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