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
Gallery 4
Ground Level, NGV Australia
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.