This hat which represents a gramophone with one hand. It had been worn by Hélène Rochas during the dinner surrealist organized by Marie-Hélène from Rothschild in 1972 (see photos attached).There is a label on it: Hector Pascual, 35 rue Parent-de-Rosan, PARISDimensions: 50 x 36 cm (+ 35 cm length of fabric)
Hector PASCUAL was a director for shows at the Paris theater and at Roland Petit ballet (Zizi I love you in 1972). He met Yves Saint Laurent and became his assistant for 10 years, he also produced costumes for Jean Cocteau (The two-headed eagle and Dear liar). In 1981, Yves Saint Laurent appointed him curator of his collection house and his fashion house.December 12 1972, Marie-Hélène de Rothschild organizes the famous Surrealist dinner at Ferrières. The requirements for this ball were: "Black tie, long dresses and surreal heads ". Salvador Dali was also one of the guests.