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Hat worn by Harrison Ford in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

Hat worn by Harrison Ford in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

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Description
This fedora-style hat was worn by Harrison Ford as the title character in the film Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. The hat was designed by Anthony Powell and Joanna Johnston, the film's costume designers, based on Deborah Nadoolman Landis' original hat design for Raiders of the Loast Ark, and made by Herbert Johnson Hatters in London. The felt hat has a silk grosgrain band and a leather sweatband with the initials IJ printed on it in gold lettering.
Filmmaker George Lucas conceived of Indiana Jones as a globe-trekking archeologist to pay homage to classic Hollywood adventure films. Jones is a reluctant hero who finds himself fighting evil-doers while seeking to preserve cultural heritage. The Indiana Jones series, directed by Steven Spielberg, is among the most successful movie franchises in American history.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Hat
date made
1988
designer
Johnston, Joanna
Powell, Anthony
Johnston, Joanna
Powell, Anthony
hat maker
Herbert Johnson
designer (original)
Landis, Deborah Nadoolman
place made
United Kingdom: England, London, City of London
Physical Description
felt (overall material)
silk (band material)
leather (sweatband material)
Measurements
overall: 8 in; 20.32 cm
ID Number
1989.0323.02
accession number
1989.0323
catalog number
1989.0323.02
Credit Line
Gift of Harrison Ford and Lucasfilm Ltd.
subject
Motion Pictures
Entertainment, Film
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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Comments

Hi. The "description" section states "designed by Deborah Nadoolman Landis and made by Herbert Johnson Hatters in London", but the info below says "DESIGNER: Johnston, Joanne / Powell, Anthony". So... who's actually the designer?
When these film were running I remember sitting with my friend and colleague Ali Bongo who had worked in film and TV for many years, over dinner. I had a similar hat and he pointed out the design was orginally based on Australian Bush Hats due to the square sided crown and high brim, therefore a version of the Fedora but not the same as a Fedora? I stand to be corrected but later looking at various pictures this description makes sense ...

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