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A10561 Cocktail hat, womens, sequins / braid / velvet, made by Leba Karpin, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1945-1955. Click to enlarge.

Women's cocktail hat of sequins

Made
Cocktail hat, womens, sequins / braid / velvet, made by Leba Karpin (later Leba Bovard 1917-1976), Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1945-1955

Brown velvet cocktail hat with sequins and braid applied around the sides of the crown in concentric wave pattern. The centre front has a metal motif imitating a feather which extends up and over the side toward the back and is secured down in the centre with a piece of cording. There is a synthetic brown interior lining and a hat elastic for support.

Summary

Object No.

A10561

Object Statement

Cocktail hat, womens, sequins / braid / velvet, made by Leba Karpin, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1945-1955

Physical Description

Cocktail hat, womens, sequins / braid / velvet, made by Leba Karpin (later Leba Bovard 1917-1976), Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1945-1955

Brown velvet cocktail hat with sequins and braid applied around the sides of the crown in concentric wave pattern. The centre front has a metal motif imitating a feather which extends up and over the side toward the back and is secured down in the centre with a piece of cording. There is a synthetic brown interior lining and a hat elastic for support.

Marks

No marks

Dimensions

Height

90 mm

Width

220 mm

Production

Notes

Leba Bovard (née Karpin) 1917-1976
See: http://www.lebabovard.com/

History

Notes

Made for Leba Karpin herself.

Source

Credit Line

Gift of Julia Bouard, 1984

Acquisition Date

25 July 1984

Cite this Object

Harvard

Women's cocktail hat of sequins 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 18 September 2021, <https://ma.as/170219>

Wikipedia

{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/170219 |title=Women's cocktail hat of sequins |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=18 September 2021 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}

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