ca. 1945 (made)


T.733-1995 T&F

Hat, black felt trimmed with orange ribbon & blue feathers, Great Britain, ca. 1945.

Black felt hat trimmed with pale blue feathers and orange velvet ribbon.

This formed part of the wardrobe of Monica Maurice (1908-1995), an independent and unconventional woman who in 1938 become the first - and until 1978, only - woman member of the Association of Mining Electrical Engineers. She had a passion for racing cars and flying, and loved clothes, showing a great sense of style and originality in how she dressed. Registered File number 1995/2065.

Worn by Miss Monica Maurice and given by her family

Location: In Storage

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