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Hat

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1995 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Fred Bare (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    wool felt

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the designer

  • Museum number:

    T.44-1996

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Black and grey felted wool cap with wool top knot; four panels of felted wool are joined with giant blanket stitches.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

1995 (made)

Artist/maker

Fred Bare (designer)

Materials and Techniques

wool felt

Object history note

Registered File number 1996/309.

Descriptive line

Beanie hat, for a man, black and grey felted wool with top knot, Fred Bare, Great Britain, 1995.

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

de la Haye, Amy, ed. The Cutting Edge: 50 Years of British Fashion 1947-1997. London: V&A Publications, 1997, p. 144.

Labels and date

Taking a lead from early ski-wear, this shape has become a regular in the Fred Bare range. Four panels of felted wool are joined with giant blanket stitches. Fred Bare hats interpret traditional shapes in distinctive fabrics. [1997]

Materials

Wool (hair)

Techniques

Felting; Blanket stitch

Categories

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

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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