Collection Online
silk, cotton, straw
24.0 × 21.5 × 20.5 cm
Place/s of Execution
Accession Number
International Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Misses M. K. and A. E. Butler, 1948
Gallery location
Not on display
Dark green silk velvet bonnet with orange organza ribbon under brim, scalloped edged ribbon ties and detachable dark green veil at back of bonnet. The green silk gauze veil is gathered onto a dark green ribbon and handstitched to crown edges of hat. Plaited velvet wound around hat just below crown edge. Hat brim lined with silk satin. Cream silk lining inside crown rise. Straw lining and buckram crown support. Wrapped wire support around crown inner rim. Orange gauze ribbon ruffle and cream tulle ruffle around inner brim.