Collection Online
Medium
velour felt, fur, silk, cotton, elastic, polyester
Measurements
107.0 cm (outer circumference) 155.0 cm (height) 30.0 cm (width)
Place/s of Execution
Melbourne, Victoria
Inscription
label, on band inside crown, black polyester on white: LIZA / (symbol) / STEDMAN / Millinery / HAND MADE IN AUSTRALIA
Accession Number
2003.18
Department
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 2003
Gallery location
Gallery 4
Ground Level, NGV Australia
Description
Red fedora style hat with velour felt crown and fur felt brim. The crown features a sharp angled V at top. The brim comprises two circular felt sections in increasing diameter glued at the seam. The outer brim is comprised of two half circle sections which overlap at the centre front and back. The edge is decorated with parallel lines of cotton stitching and features an upturned brim at proper left side. The interior is lined in red silk and has a matching band of grosgrain ribbon and black hat elastic.