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hat 1980.177

Object Name: hat

Role in production: Make
Place of Creation: England
Date: c1954

Accession Number: 1980.177
Image Copyright: © Manchester City Galleries
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • wool
  • plastic
  • elastic
Support
 
Technique
 
Description

Circular "coolie" hat of cream-coloured pleated felt. Centre with a circular self-fabric false button. Secured to the head with a wired felt bandeau with a tortoiseshell-look plastic comb and a double strant of narrow black elastic. Worn by Doris Langley Moore.