Tricorne hat for women peers

Tricorne hat for women peers
  • Title: Tricorne hat for women peers

  • Catalogue number : Illustrated London News, Mary Evans Picture Library

  • Description :

    The hat pictured was specially designed for women peers to wear during their introduction to the House of Lords. It resembled the three-cornered hat worn by women naval officers, and, on the side, was a rosette of gold lace with a small button of gold sequins in the centre.

    This type of hat is worn by Baroness Swanborough while taking the oath inthe drawing by Juliet Pannett.

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