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Object ID # 2015.010.003
Object Name Hat
Title Paisley Pattern Hat
Date 1960s
Artist Mitchell, Gwen
Made Mitchell (née Taylor), Gwen
Place of Origin Sydenham Township (formerly), Municipality of Meaford, Grey County
Description Bucket-shaped woman's hat. It has a green, blue, orange and brown Paisley print, a salmon pink fabric lining and a brown ribbon sweatband.
Provenance Made by Gwen Mitchell (née Taylor) in Sydenham Township, Grey County. Dates to the 1960s.

Belonged to Gwen Mitchell. She learned hatmaking through short courses held at the Women's Institute, and often made hats to match her home-made dresses.

Last owned by one of her daughters, Donna Mitchell of Annan, Grey County.
Collection Textiles, 20th-c Clothing Collection, Women's
Material Fabric/Synthetic Fibre/Ribbon/Thread/Dye
Dimensions H-16.5 W-18 L-21.5 cm
Found Sydenham Township (formerly), Municipality of Meaford, Grey County
People Mitchell, Gwen
Subjects Hats
Millinery