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Hat - Peter Jago, Cream Straw, Melbourne Cup, 1990 Reg. No: SH 942124
- Wide brimmed cream-coloured straw hat, designed and manufactured in Melbourne by Peter Jago in 1990. It was worn by the donor with the 'Art Communicates' ensemble to the 1990 Melbourne Cup. The theme was based on colour, inspired by stained-glass windows.
Prue Acton's Melbourne Cup clothing was specially designed for her to draw attention to Australian designers and in particular her forthcoming winter range.
- Wide-brimmed cream-coloured straw hat with self-fabric band around crown which is looped at the back. The brim is in three strips and is turned up at one side. There is a comb attached the the inside front.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Ms Prue Acton, 1994
|Dimensions:||15.00 cm (Height), 53.00 cm (Diameter)|
|Tagged with:||fashion, fashion design, fashion industry, horse racing, melbourne cup racing carnival, women s clothing accessories, millinery, making history - prue acton|
|Themes this item is part of:||Clothing & Textiles Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection|
|On Display at:||Melbourne Museum|
|Inscriptions:||Black printed label adhered to inside of crown: PETER JAGO/EXCLUSIVE HATS/MADE IN AUSTRALIA.|
|Manufacturer:||Peter Jago, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1990|
|User:||Prue Acton, Flemington, Victoria, Australia, 1990|