A brown Fredrica mink cap

The mink is a type of thick and glossy weasel fur, with most originating from North America. It became popular as a material for making luxurious coats from the mid 20th century. The mink can be broadly categorised as wild or ranched. The former is naturally darker in colour while the latter is often dyed in various shades.

Date/Period
1960s
Region
USA
Dimension
Gross measurement: H: 9.9 x W: 18.4 x D: 18.5 cm
Accession No.
2011-01972-002
Material
mink
Collection of
National Museum of Singapore
Credit Line
Gift of Lee Huey Yi Francine
Category
Garments and Accessories