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Hat - Peter Jago, Yellow Straw, 'Tall Trees', Melbourne Cup, 1991 Reg. No: SH 942140
- Yellow painted fine straw hat with very wide brim. Designed and manufactured in Melbourne by Peter Jago in 1991. It was worn by the donor with the 'Tall Trees' ensemble (still in the donor's collection) to the 1989 Melbourne Cup.
Prue Acton's Melbourne Cup clothing was specially designed for her to draw attention to Australian designers and in particular her forthcoming winter range.
- Yellow painted fine straw hat with rounded crown and a very wide brim. Cloth label adhered to inside.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Ms Prue Acton, 1994
|Dimensions:||18.00 cm (Height), 52.00 cm (Diameter)|
|Tagged with:||fashion, fashion design, fashion industry, horse racing, melbourne cup racing carnival, women s clothing accessories, making history - prue acton|
|Themes this item is part of:||Clothing & Textiles Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection|
|Inscriptions:||Black fabric label printed with white: PETER JAGO/EXCLUSIVE HATS/MADE IN AUSTRALIA.|
|Manufacturer:||Peter Jago, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1991|
|User:||Prue Acton, Flemington, Victoria, Australia, 1991|