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Tricorne hat for women peers

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.


Tricorne hat for women peers

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Illustrated London News, Mary Evans Picture Library