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Artistic hat with a wide brim is covered with pale yellow nylon and the flat crown is significantly wider at the top than it is at the bottom and tilts to the left. Black velvet complicated bow at the front. There is a strap designed to go under the back of the hair. DATE: 1940s.
Bandeau red feather and velvet hat with a matching feather muff. Feathers have black accents. The hat is shallow, 7â€ť depth across the top of the crown; with the feathers on right side extend beyond the hat to wrap around the frame the face. Netting covers feathers. The front underside is partially visible and covered with velvet, the lining is magenta silk taffeta and grosgrain ribbon. The muff has a 26â€ť circumference, black silk taffeta lining and attached fabric loop for wrist. Label â€śAnabel Faden Millinery, Cincinnati.â€ť DATE: 1950s and 60s.
Beehive feather torque hat covered with small, stiffened royal blue feathers and touches of red, green and yellow feathers. Large overlapping light and wispy royal blue feathers circle the rim and frame the forehead. Interior wire rim is covered with blue velvet where it would touch the wearerâ€™s head. The hat has a stiff silky taffeta like lining. DATE: Circa 1955.
Bes Ben Whimsy, body of hat is made of white stamped leather possibly alligator. The edges of all the leather are bordered with tiny white beads. There is a bow at center top and 4 bands extending downward like the longitude lines on a globe. There is another band across the bottom of the hat and where the vertical lines meet that band has 2 bows like the one at the top. A black net veil covers the hat and would cover pat of the face. A fixed to head with 2 black plastic combs. Called â€śChicagoâ€™s Mad Hatterâ€ť Mr. Green-Field was famous for his whimsical and elegant hats for women, including celebrities such as Lucile Ball, Elizabeth Taylor and Marlene Dietrich. DATE: 1960s.
Bes Ben Whimsy, the body of the hat is made of green fabric with an oval cut out in the center and free form cut out designs on the sides. The entire body of the hat is bordered in round clear beads. The hat is further embellished with 6 hand painted ceramic flowers. There is a green net veil over the hat. Two side combs for attaching. Label â€śBes Ben, Made in Chicago.â€ť Called â€śChicagoâ€™s Mad Hatterâ€ť Mr. Green-Field was famous for his whimsical and elegant hats for women, including celebrities such as Lucile Ball, Elizabeth Taylor and Marlene Dietrich. DATE: 1960s.
Black bucket shape hat with horizontal pleats of velvet and velvet covered wire rim. 18â€ť black velvet feather sweeps around from the back to the front of the hat. A sloped brim stands away from the face. Brim is 3â€ť wide at front and back, and 2â€ť at the sides. Hat is 8â€ť tall, 13â€ť front to back and 9â€ť measured over top of crown. The brim of the hat is lined in cream velvet, the rest in black silk, with velvet covering a wire rim; inside the top of the crown stamped in gold w/logo â€śChesebro Hats, 621 Grand Avenue, Milwaukee. DATE: Circa 1912.
Black felt bandeau hat, back opening of bandeau has two corded circles, the left side of hat has a spiral of satin cord, the center of the spiral 2 tassels that hang down from the side. 6â€ť tassels label â€śMarche Hats, New Yorkâ€ť and â€śNew York Creation, 22.â€ť In 1940 the New York Dress Institute was formed between clothing manufacturers in New York and ILGWU to promote the city as a fashion center. Their label was â€śNew York Creation. DATE: Mid 1950s
Black felt hat made of mouse ear shaped segments of felt stitched together at the crown, decorated with a small mouse ear shaped piece and a â€śtailâ€ť which hangs down. DATE: 1950s.
Black felt hat with a black felt stylized feather and black veil. Shiny cord trim is affixed to the crown of the hat in a tentacle pattern. Black felt strap â€śNew York Creation, 22.â€ť In 1940 the New York Dress Institute was formed between clothing manufacturers in New York and ILGWU to promote the city as a fashion center. Their label was â€śNew York Creation.â€ť
Black silk crepe drawn bonnet with a 17â€ť long curtain and a chantilly lace overlay. Bonnet is 10â€ť deep, has cane supports and a cream linen lining. Entirely hand stitched. Reminiscent of a widowâ€™s first mourning bonnet. DATE: Mid 1800s.
Black straw bonnet w/a 2â€ť rim of ruched braided horsehair, slightly raised crown, covered w/black silk taffeta and bows. The back U shaped center w/a black velvet bow on the sides, front side has forest green velvet bow and black rhinestones, velvet stringers tie under the chin. Black silk lining. Milwaukee. DATE: 1870s.
Black straw hat, back of crown is embellished with a spray of small pink roses, stems and leaves is trimmed with band of black velvet and covered with overlay of black lace in floral pattern, with a black velvet rim. DATE: Mid 1940s.
Black velvet hat with a wire frame covered with black grosgrain ribbon. The head of a small black bird covered with tiny round black beads sits at the front side extending over the hat with its beak pointed down at the wearerâ€™s forehead. Very large black feathers wrap around the sides and extend out towards the back of the hat. Black buckram lining. It would have been worn to the side with a slight tilt. The National Audubon Society was founded in1905 in an effort to protect bird species, which had become fashionable, especially on womenâ€™s hats in the later part of the 19th century. DATE: 1890s to 1900s.
Black Velvet Pillbox , at the center top of the crown is a 6â€ť topknot, also black velvet, which is covered with10 rows of rhinestones. Flowered fabric lining w/a comb on each side to hold the hat. Label â€śRonnie.â€ť DATE: 1960s.
Brimless hat in a bucket shape constructed over a fabric covered wire form. Hat has a black crepe crown draped in loose folds. The bottom 3â€ť of perimeter of the hat is wrapped in soft horizontal folds with 2 large stylized feathers made of crepe attached at the front side and a silver and rhinestone pin. When worn the underside of the lining along the rim can be seen. It is covered with crepe, the crown is lined with black silk taffeta. The hat is 9â€ť height, 10â€ť diameter and would have sat high on the head. It is likely a mourning hat,â€ścrape anglaise" spelled with an "a" to indicate mourning crape, material specifically used by widows. DATE: Circa 1914, Edwardian.
Brown straw cloche, brim is turned up and the right side is trimmed with 2 accordions of maroon grosgrain ribbon. Label â€śNeiman Marcus.â€ť DATE: Mid 1930s.
Cloche hat by Lily Dache. Cream, tan, magenta, purple and melon ribbons woven through pieces of plastic coated wire. Plastic beads are strung through the â€świre.â€ť There are self fabric streamers down the back. 2 black labels, â€śThe French Room, Marshall Field & Co.â€ť and â€śLily Dache, Paris, New York, 78 East 56th Street, N.Y.â€ť Lily Dache hats were highly desired by the wealthiest and most sophisticated women. Lilly Dache designed for Hollywood films and had many clients who were movie-stars. They included Marlene Dietrich, Caroline Lombard and Loretta Young. When Dache retired in 1968 Loretta Young bought her last thirty hats. DATE: 40s, 50s.
Cloche of brown shirred beaver with 1-1/2â€ť brim turned down. Hat is embellished with a gold tone leaf pin covered in rhinestones and a silver and gold hatpin in the front. Lining an iridescent orange fabric, hat 7â€ť tall. DATE: Circa 1920.
Cloche, silk covered with clothe netting, entire hat over layed with silver and bronze wiry thread and small randomly placed embroidered designs in pink, magenta, shades of green, orchid and purple and ilver sequins sewn along the circumference and body of the hat. The rim of the hat has a slight curve, and on one side extends 2â€ť down to a point. The is lining 2â€ť of brown silk along the rim and rest in brown plaid silk. Mayrose Hat, New York. DATE: Mid1920s into the 30s.
Crocheted black Bonnet in variety of stitches, ruffles framing the face. 13â€ť from crown to the bottom edge of the curtain, (part that covers the nape of the neck, also called a bavolette), black ribbon bow at back and black ribbon ties at front. Black linen lining. Possibly a mourning hat. DATE: Mid 1800s.
Deep pillbox hat covered with small pheasant feathers in red, green and white, has a wire frame and brown felt lining. 4â€ť height, 5-1/2â€ť diameter. DATE: 1950s-60s.
Ecru bucket shape hat with a fabric covered wire form. Hat is made of woven horsehair gathered in layers from the top of crown to the brim giving the appearance of ruffles. 2â€ť upturned brim covered in self fabric. The right front is adorned with two large pink silk flowers and soft pink and ecru feather like strands slightly tucked in along the top of the brim and extending across the front. At the center back the same strands are used for a 13â€ť tail. The underside has a wire cage with 2â€ť wide band around the bottom. When wore the band rests on the top of the head so that it sits high. 13â€ť wide and 7â€ť high. DATE: Edwardian
Evening Cap, white lace netting in floral motif. Stiff lace pleating around sides and back, across the front the same lace folds up and lays flat. Ribbon in shades of pink with tiny black edges circles the cap at the front and is twisted on top of the crown at the back. The looped twisted ribbon is not sewed to the cap and could have been taken down and used as an under the chin tie.
Fanchon Bonnet, 2â€ť black band, pleated horse hair or millinerâ€™s wire and stiffened silk with a triangular peaked crown at the front center. Black velvet inserted on each side at the fold. 2 black silk ribbons, 24â€ť long and 2â€ť wide tie in a bow under the chin. There are 2 long streamers down the back. Triangular piece lined with ecru and pale blue cotton buckram. DATE: 1840s.
Finely woven straw sun hat with an open crown, connects at the back with elastic. Pale green velvet band around the crown, a large magenta velvet rose sits to the side of the front and 2 large wide bows at the back where the two sides meet. Very wide 16â€ť diameter. Label â€śKenneth Hopkins Original.â€ť DATE: 1950s.
Cloche style hat, black felt 5â€ť crown with a 2â€ť brim with a band of grosgrain ribbon and one large magenta velvet rose. Inside of hat stamped â€śHenry Pollack Inc., NY, w/logo and the word â€śRitz,â€ť Union Made Label #952862. DATE: Circa 1936.
Grey felt cloche with dark green velvet wrapped around the rim, gathered in soft folds on one side and decorated with 2 grayish white feathers partially extended over the crown. DATE: 1940s.
Lampshade style dark green velour hat. Netting and several small green rhinestones cover the entire hat, with green grosgrain ribbon around the sides and a bow at the back. 6â€ť high with 8â€ť diameter. Label â€śMaxine hats,â€ť stamped on inside â€śGenuine Velour Imported fur.â€ť DATE: Early 1960s.
Straw hat covered with narrow strips of twisted and knotted magenta straw resembling bunches of flowers and at the back of the hat, extending down, 6 interlocking straw circles. Hat has a magenta veil. Label â€śGermaine Montabert.â€ť Circa 1949.
Pillbox hat in magenta velvet, formed by using 6 folded vertical layers of velvet attached to a circle of grosgrain ribbon and starched lace. Open crown covered with magenta netting and a small flat circle of self fabric in the center. There are two combs on the underside for fastening to hair. Label â€śEvelyn Varon Exclusive.â€ť DATE: Early 1960s.
Pillbox hat, royal blue velvet with 1-1/2â€ť blue grosgrain ribbon around the crown, embellished w/4 arches made of several rows of bugle beads, also varying shapes of tiny clear, blue and green rhinestones and touches of gold paint. Label â€śMy Hatâ€™s a Micheleâ€ť and stamped on inside â€śBody Made in Italy, Union Made.â€ť DATE: 1960s.
Round black straw hat covered with brown twisted and knotted strips of raffia. A miniature 5â€ť black straw wide brim sits angled on top of the crown. There is a black elastic chin strap. Label â€ś100% Paglia-Paille-Straw-Stroh, Made in Italy.â€ť Circa 1940.
Wide brimmed green felt lampshade style hat, 3-1/2â€ť brim turned down, decorated with 4 loops of the green felt and 1 red feather. Brown veil with circular pattern in the netting. DATE: Circa 1933.
Wide brimmed woven straw hat with a 6â€ť crown and 4â€ť brim covered with a thick layer of white overlapping feathers, 4 large yellow ribbon bows around the feathers, tiny plastic flowers in the center of each bow, and black tulle under each bow. Circa 1955.
Woven straw hat, flat crown, 7â€ť diameter, with a 1-1/2â€ť brim. Pink velvet ribbon around the crown and one pink silk rose on velvet covered wire. Pink veil. Label â€śBetty Jane Original.â€ť DATE: 1930s.
Helmet Cloche, blue shimmery fabric, crown has pattern of alternating tight gray horsehair stitching and blue embroidery rotating down in a circular spiral from center of crown to body of the hat; upturned brim in same pattern; same blue embroidery thread used to create diamond shape outlines over pieces of black velvet and pink, rose, melon, and cream pieces of silk, covered w/cream netting and lace and randomly placed small round bronze beads; orange lining. DATE: Circa 1924.
Helmet Cloche, light beige netting stitched in 1/2â€ť widths wraps around hat from top of crown to brim in circular spiral. From just above the brim on one side, the netting folds over and across the front of the hat, the 1-1/2â€ť brim woven in gold color and turns down except at center of back where it is stitched up. The lining is in self fabric and is an integral part of the hat because it is visible through the netting. Circa 1928.
Modified coach manâ€™s hat, black straw with a 1â€ť rolled brim and crown that slants to the left. The entire hat except for crown and rim is covered with very bright pink uncut fringe with 2 poufs of the same fringe on the left side extending out from the top of the hat. DATE: 1940s.
Pill box hat, black velvet with black ribbon strips that form triangles just above the velvet rim. Black velvet button on top, mesh lining. DATE: 1960s.
Pillbox hat and matching scarf, blue silk satin with white dots. At the top of the crown is an elongated self fabric rectangle extending down past the bottom of the hat and wrapping around the face. It is stiffened and lined with buckrum, hat has blue velvet trim and a mesh lining. 6â€ť diameter. Scarf 38â€ť long and 6â€ť wide at the ends, narrower in the middle. DATE: Later 1950s to early 1960s.
Pillbox Hat Brown fur with a small bow at the back, short veil. Inside lining green silk satin with 2 side combs to hold the hat in place. Label: Beverly Hat Box, Custom Millinery, 1640 W. 95th St., Chicago. Belonging to Vivette Ravel Rifkin, mother of the collector
Pillbox Hat Faux Pearls clustered on green leaves over circular open crown covered with soft green tulle. Triangular front clusters point downward on the forehead. Wire structure, lined with green lace. 7-1/2â€ť x 7 and 3â€ť high. Belonging to Vivette Ravel Rifkin, mother of the collector
Pillbox Hat White satin rim with open crown covered with thick gold netting. A gold silk rose is attached to a small branch and extends out over the front of the rim. 6â€ť diameter and 2-1/2â€ť high. Belonging to Vivette Ravel Rifkin, mother of the collector
Red felt hat with black feathers is highly stylized. The hat is built on a simple skull cap frame, body of hat has wing like protrusions of red velvet, and there are an abundance of black feathers coming off the front and framing the face. Feathers have a clear rhinestone on each of the tips; over the feathers at the side center is a decorative piece of black fabric in the shape of several leaves covered with black beads and sequins. The rim of the â€ścapâ€ť has a 1â€ť band of tightly woven black cording. There is a black elastic strap that would wrap under the hair at the nape of the neck to hold the hat in place. From the center front it is 7-1/2â€ť high and 14â€ť from side to side. Label reads â€śEric Fleming, Dallas - New Yorkâ€ť and â€śHats That Demand Attention.â€ť
Red felt miniature top hat or coachmanâ€™s hat, tall crown and 3â€ť brim, self fabric hat band with curled black feather on left hand side. Intended to be worn at a jauntily angle on the head. DATE: 1939 to 1942.
Red woven raffia hat in a dome shape with a huge straw wired bow trimmed in peach grosgrain ribbon and a cluster of bright red cherries at center front reminiscent of the entertainer Carmen Miranda. 10" high. Inside label says, "Made Especially for you by Arnetta Stocks."Â
Round Pillbox hat, black felt covered w/black feathers. DATE: 1960s.
Sun Hat with carrying bag, â€śthe new Miracle Sunhat opens with a Snap, Easy carrying, Canteen style, Shoulder strap bag.â€ť Hat and bag in cotton fabric designed with sketches in an African motif in red, yellow, green and black. In its original plastic bag with directions, to close â€śJust fold the big wire spring brim in half, with a little twist it folds to only pancake size.â€ť Kemp Manufacturing Co., Shamokin, Pa. 1955, Pat. Pend. DATED: 1955 and later.