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Headwear - Navy Straw & Silk Sun Hat / by R&M Dower [Kew]

From the Collection of Kew Historical Society Inc 1 Civic Drive Kew Victoria

Description
Wide brimmed navy blue fine straw woman’s hat retailed by R & M Dower of High Street, Kew, with red, white and apricot coloured fabric flowers surrounding the crown of the hat.
Object Registration
2016.0236
Keywords
r & m dower, milliners, hats, australian fashion, women's clothing
Historical information
R&M Dower was a major millinery partnership located at 146 High Street, Kew in the 1940s and 1950s. Examples of this millinery firm's hats are in other major public collections, including the National Gallery of Victoria.
When Made
1960s
Made By
R & M Dower (Maker)
Inscriptions & Markings
Label: R & M Dower 146 High St., Kew. Phone WM 8527
Last updated
12 May 2020 at 1:02AM