Wedding hat

Wedding hat

Designed by Paul Walser Limited (Reslaw)
Ostrich feathers and velvet
Great Britain
1947
Given by Mrs E M Northover
Museum no. T.42-1996

Hats were one of the few un-rationed commodities during the gloom and deprivation of World War II and its aftermath. They were often highly decorative. This hat was worn just once by the donor's mother when she married Alex Lower on 12 July 1947.