Not currently on display at the V&A

Hat

1937-1939 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Blonde straw hat, percher style, asymmetrical twisted brim with crown and side detail of iridescent red, green & black shot-silk with red & green polka dots. The crown is stiffened by inner layers of ochre net. Brown petersham ribbon creates the inner headband. Hat is secured on the head by a brown tubular elastic strap.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Straw trimmed with shot silk
Brief Description
Trimmed straw hat, Marshall and Snelgrove, London, 1937-1939
Physical Description
Blonde straw hat, percher style, asymmetrical twisted brim with crown and side detail of iridescent red, green & black shot-silk with red & green polka dots. The crown is stiffened by inner layers of ochre net. Brown petersham ribbon creates the inner headband. Hat is secured on the head by a brown tubular elastic strap.
Object history
Worn by Doris Langley Moore, the founder of the Museum of Costume, Bath (now known as the Fashion Museum)
Collection
Accession Number
T.104-1980

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record createdMay 1, 2009
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