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Medium
swiss guipure lace, wire, polyester
Measurements
84.0 cm (outer circumference) 15.0 cm (height) 26.0 cm (width)
Place/s of Execution
Melbourne, Victoria
Accession Number
2003.23
Department
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 2003
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Percher constructed from vintage white Swiss Guipure lace sections. The crown is formed over a wire frame and the sections attached by hand. The brim is upturned and features decorative hand cut edges.