Historical information

early (1940s?) hostess cap worn by Airlines of South Australia staff

Physical description

Airlines of South Australia hostess cap without peak. Light & dark olive green plaid pattern. Fine wool (blend?). Oval-shaped crown narrower & lower at front / broader & higher at rear. Olive green bemsilk lining & matching grosgrain sweatband. Matching fabric emblem 7cm high on left front, featuring metallic gold thread embroidery of 3mm thick initials "S" & "A " on crimson background with gold embroidered wings above.

Inscriptions & markings

No visible evidence of manufacturer or owner