Imitation ocelot hat

When Arnold Treister left Wellington College in 1941, he joined the family firm. "I never thought of doing anything else," he says. "Making hats was in my DNA." By the 1960s he was manufacturing hats under the label Arnold, in addition to the decades-old label, Treister Hats.


Photographer: H Sieben Photography
Model Unknown
Copyright: Image © Arnold Treister
Designer: Unknown
Manufacturing location: Lower Hutt, Wellington
Garment type: Hat
Material: Synthetic fur
Label: Arnold
Date: 1960s