The Times Bicentenary

1984-1985 (made)

Rose, Eda

T.101-1988 T&F

Woman's hat 'The Times Bicentenary' of printed cotton with a feather and diamanté, designed by Eda Rose, Oxford, 1984-1985

Woman's hat of white cotton printed with a facsimile of the first page of 'The Times' newspaper (published Saturday, January 1, 1785). The edges of the fabric have been bound and the newsprint fabric is scrunched in the middle, and with a black feather quill studded with diamanté placed upon the centre of the hat.

Registered File number 1988/396. Hat designed and made to commemorate the 200th anniversary of 'The Times' newspaper, first published January 1, 1785.

Given by the designer

Location: In Storage

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