Collection Online
Medium
cotton, silk, rayon, feathers, paper, metal
Measurements
70.0 cm (outer circumference) 11.0 cm (height) 21.0 cm (width)
Place/s of Execution
Melbourne, Victoria
Inscription
label, inner crown, woven in white on black polyester: *ann austin / OF MELBOURNE
Accession Number
2003.365
Department
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Mrs Grace M. Tilley, 2003
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Fitted hat decorated all over with hand cut and shaped fabric flowers in pink, cream and white with green stems and leaves. Formed over a stiffened net foundation, the hat features a large feather camellia at centre front.