6 March 2001,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 176
GBP 150 - GBP 250
A coolie hat, made up of layers of stiffened black tulle and gauze over a pillbox base, labelled EISA, 1950s; and a black pillbox hat, encrusted with diamanté forming foliate bands, labelled EISA, circa 1960 (2)
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