Black hat, part of a Tyrolean women's folk costume. It originally belonged to Heinrich Wieser's sister. It was made circa 1890s in South Tyrol. The hat was brought to Australia by the Wieser family when they migrated from Germany in 1951. The Wieser family's migration experience, is one of statelessness and displacement, both during World War II and afterwards, and of continual movement and fracturing of the family upon their arrival in Australia.

Physical Description

Black hat, velvet trim with heavy lace and velvet crown trim and long lace trimmed ties. Brim underside decorated with gold thread appliqué.

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