Collection Online
Crescent lace hat
swiss guipure lace, wire, polyester
84.0 cm (outer circumference) 15.0 cm (height) 26.0 cm (width)
Place/s of Execution
Melbourne, Victoria
label, inner lining, black polyester on white polyester: N / RICHARD / NYLON
Accession Number
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 2003
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of Professor AGL Shaw AO Bequest
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical 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.