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Pink pussy hat

  • Object:
    Pink pussy hat
  • Local name:
  • Size (cm):
  • Gender:
    Female
  • Place of origin:
    USA
  • Region, group, style:
    Protest, urban
  • Date of object:
    2017
  • Category:
    Headwear
  • Material(s):
  • Techniques:
    Hand knitted
  • TRC number:
    TRC 2017.0186
  • Storage location:
    USA
  • Donor/gift:

Description

Cap worked in a raspberry pink thread.

Comments

While a presidentail candidate Donald Trump was associated with various comments about women and their genitalia (pussy). Following his inauguration on the 20th January 2017 a series of demonstrations were organised around the world by various women's groups. As part of the protest they wore pink pussy hats. This cap was worn at one of these demonstrations in the USA.