Collection Online
81.0 cm (outer circumference) 18.0 cm (height) 25.0 cm (width)
Place/s of Execution
Melbourne, Victoria
label, inside centre crown, woven in white on black ground: *ann austin / of MELBOURNE
Accession Number
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Mrs Grace M. Tilley, 2003
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
Tilby style hat with brim and flat crown in cream, tan and chocolate fabric decorated all over with tiny parallel rows of machine stitching. The basic hat is cream with inset geometric panels of tan and chocolate fabric. A thin band of black grosgrain ribbon ties around the lower section of the crown to form a bow at rear. Lined with black fabric.