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Headwear - Multicoloured Silk Floral Hat / by R & M Dower [Kew]

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

Description
Small brimless woman’s hat retailed by R & M Dower of High Street, Kew. The structure of the hat is made of stiffened net, covered with multicoloured flowers, leaves and a purple ribbon.
Object Registration
2016.0239
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