Uniform Cap [Teal Stewardess]; The Hat Factory, Tasman Empire Airways Limited (N...


Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT)


Uniform Cap [Teal Stewardess]

About this object

Dark blue, oval-shaped hat cap with wide brim (approximately 85 mm) all the way around. The brim comes to a slight point in the front and tails down in the back. The body of the cap has a seam down the centre. The hat is lined with another blue fabric and has a seam also down the centre. A white label is sewn on near the back. It has the image of a hat and says: "The Hat Factory / Made in New Zealand / M / (09) 504-989 (04) 699-027". There is a safety pin and 2 straight pins on the underside.


The Hat Factory

Maker Role



Tasman Empire Airways Limited (New Zealand, estab. 1940, closed 1965)

Maker Role

Commissioned by

Place Made

New Zealand


L 215 W 170 D 137mm (L 8 7/16 W 6 11/16 D 5 3/8")

Subject and Association Keywords


Subject and Association Keywords

Flight attendants/Uniforms

Subject and Association Keywords

Women's hats

Subject and Association Keywords

Tasman Empire Airways Limited/Employees

Subject and Association Keywords

Tasman Empire Airways Limited


Solent Collection

Credit Line

The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT)

Object Type

Cap/Headwear/Clothing/03 Personal Artifacts/Nomenclature

Object number


Copyright Licence  

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