Explore the Collectionhat

Measurements
18cm diam. x 8cm
Place of Origin
South Australia
Historical Period/Date
19th Century (1870-1999 Late)/1880s
Registration Number
1988-038
Donated/Purchased
Donated
Techniques
Surface Stitchery,
Objects
Costume - Men - Headwear,Hats,

Physical Description

A man's smoking hat in plum coloured velvet with black quilted cotton lining. Embroidered around sides and top with sprays of rose buds and forget-me-nots in green, blue, pink and gold variegated threads in straight and stem stitches. There is a 4cm diameter button on top made from a wooden mould covered with blue and green silks in a star pattern. A tassel of green and blue silk threads is held by the button.

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