Uniform Cap [Tasman Empire Airways Limited]

Tasman Empire Airways Limited, Commissioned by;  Hills Caps Limited, Manufacturer; 


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Maker and Role
Tasman Empire Airways Limited, Commissioned by
Hills Caps Limited, Manufacturer
Description
Uniform Cap [Tasman Empire Airways Limited]. White hat with plastic top, black plastic brim, black plastic band set with two black buttons. Black fabric band with gold thread stitched insignia in front onto black background. Insignia is "TA" with two ferns either side and pilots wings above. between wings are four gold stars on blue background with lion above. Label inside "HILLS HATS LTD. / UNIFORM CAP MAKERS / WELLINGTON N.Z. / 7½". Part of purser’s uniform.
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Textile/Wool
Processed Material/Synthetic/Plastic
Processed Material/Textile
Signature/Marks and Type
HILLS HATS LTD. / UNIFORM CAP MAKERS / WELLINGTON N.Z. / 7½ Maker's Mark
TA Stitched
Accession No
2016.5.17
Credit Line
Tasman Empire Airways Limited et al. Uniform Cap [Tasman Empire Airways Limited], 2016.5.17. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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