Long-haired felt hat

Treister Hats (founded in 1914) was a major New Zealand hat manufacturing firm supplying stores throughout the country. This Arnold hat by Treister (1960s) is an example of a blocked hat, made by steaming the felt into shape on a heated metal hat-block.


Photographer: H.Sieben Photography
Model Unknown
Credit: Image courtesy of Arnold Treister
Copyright: Image © Arnold Treister
Manufacturing location: Lower Hutt
Garment type: Hat
Material: Long-haired felt
Label: Treister Hats
Date: 1960s