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Object Name: cocktail hat

Artist/Maker: Connor Hat
Role in production: Manufacture
Place of Creation: London, England
Date: 1954

Accession Number: 2000.24
Image Copyright: © Manchester City Galleries
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • feather
Support
 
Technique
  • beaded
Description

Skull cap for cocktail wear completely covered with black feathers (slightly greeny iridescent); the front feathers with individual beads attached, forming a pendant fringe; stiffened buckram foundation with inner petersham band.

Dimensions

Type: (L : 7.5 in)
Height:
Width:
Depth: 7.5 inches