Velvet turban

Auckland milliner, Kay Marie Cruikshank, made hats under the label Kay Marie Millinery. Her salon was located downstairs in Vulcan Lane, Auckland. Kay Marie was known for her one-off model hats which she made for weddings, funerals, christenings and garden parties. This velvet turban is modelled by Tina Grenville.


Photographer: Photocraft
Model Tina Grenville
Credit: Image courtesy of Tina Grenville
Copyright: Image © Photocraft
Designer: Kay Marie Cruikshank
Manufacturing location: Vulcan Lane, Auckland
Garment type: Hat
Material: Velvet
Features: The turban has a spiral of soft draping built into the shape.
Colour: Grape
Purchase location: Kay Marie Millinery, Vulcan Lane, Auckland
Label: Kay Marie
Date: 1960s