Collection Online
silk (satin), cotton, glass, metal, feather
63.0 cm (outer circumference) 11.0 cm (height) 25.0 cm (width)
Place/s of Execution
Melbourne, Victoria
label, inside centre crown, woven in white on black rayon: *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
Close fitting, black satin brimless hat trimmed with glass gemstones clasp and black, feathered plume. The irregular crown features a circular inset panel of black velvert which forms a deep V over the proper left eye. Lined in black fabric.