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silk organza, glass (beads), nylon
123.5 cm (outer circumference) 19.0 cm (height) 41.5 cm (width)
Place/s of Execution
Accession Number
International Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria by Ms Janet Purves, Fellow, 1999
Gallery location
Not on display
The fedora style hat has a medium width brim and deep crown, with a flat top. The crown and brim are made with off-white organza, over an inner layer of white nylon net. The brims outer edge is wired for support. The overall surface is decorated with concentric rings of clear/silver glass bugle beads of irregualr lengths. The inside edge of the crown is reinforced with white grosgrain ribbon. The hat is machine pieced and finished.