Yellow painted fine straw hat with very wide brim. Designed and manufactured in Melbourne by Peter Jago in 1991. It was worn by the donor with the 'Tall Trees' ensemble (still in the donor's collection) to the 1989 Melbourne Cup.

Prue Acton's Melbourne Cup clothing was specially designed for her to draw attention to Australian designers and in particular her forthcoming winter range.

Physical Description

Yellow painted fine straw hat with rounded crown and a very wide brim. Cloth label adhered to inside.

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