Black Swan :: Caviar beads Wendyslookbook Inspired by the movie "Black Swan." Nude heels resemble ballet shoes en pointe. Ostrich feather skirt represents dancer's tutu. The darkness of the overall ensemble symbolizes the twisted plot in the movie.
1906 Aubergine velvet brim, light blue velvet crown covered w/ ochre net, dusty rose velvet bow & large white ostrich plume, label "Mme Georgette 11 Rue Scribe, Paris", 22.25" brim. Sold at 2007 auction for $ 2,760
1865-1870 Hat made from straw plait and hand stitched through overlapping plait in a spiral from the crown center. The brim is faced with turquoise blue ribbed silk with a separate head and side lining. It is wired at the edge of the brim. It is trimmed with a twisted blue velvet ribbon and ribbed silk ribbon. There is a frill over the brim of black machine lace and cream silk lace. There is one blue ostrich feather over the crown. Via National Trust.