Blocked Hat

Original hat
Vintage hat refreshed and restored to its original shape.
Blocked onto a vintage puzzle block in the collection of Rachel Pollack.
Additional shaping achieved by hand draping over a dolly head.
Reclaimed silk velvet and Grosgrain ribbon trim.

Design and construction by Athene Wright.

Course: Millinery

Instructor: Rachel Pollack

Institution: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill