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4 Hat Blocks from Papier Mache Hat Block Co..1523A N. Bronson Ave., Hollywood, Calif. Manufactures of the â€śModerne Papier Mache Millinery Hat Blocks, Flanges and Brims. Nos. 815, 925, 957, 958.
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 Bonnet, with slightly raised crown, covered with a spiral of stiffened netting. Front center of bonnet extends out in triangular shape and is embellished with layers of black velvet, wire bows and a small round flower of tiny ebony ovals in the center. Circumference of the bonnet is covered with small daisy flowers made of millineryâ€™s wire. At the back is a black velvet bow and 3 large caltrops that rise over the crown (plants w/spiny heads or fruit like spikes), velvet stringers tie under the chin. Black silk lining. DATE: 1870s.
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 prairie bonnet, fabric feels like stiffened organza. Along the crown and sides is a 2-1/2â€ť soft ruffle brim framing the face. Attached to the crown at the back of the bonnet is a gathered and puffy round piece of the organza w/a 30â€ť circumference. The bonnet has a curtain w/a large black bow and 2 stringers tie into a bow under the chin. Quilting backed w/buckram.
Black Quilted Bonnet, folded back brim frames face, 18â€ť height includes a 9â€ť curtain, brown stitching. Possibly an Amish mourning cap. DATE: 1860s.
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.
Bridal Veil, ecru lace covers the crown, veil of ivory netting. There is a wire rim covered w/folds of the netting, the veil is attached at each side with a small lace flower. Veil is 110â€ť long and 55â€ť across with a 2â€ť lace border. Bottom edge is rounded . Appears to be handmade. 1920s.
Pink silk satin and lavender crocheted boudoir Cap. The top of the crown crocheted in a circular open stitched pattern. 5 large crocheted circles stitched together form a rim around the front and on the sides. In the center of each circle is a large white ribbon flower. There is silk shattering. DATE: 1920s.
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.
Bust and Head with an exaggerated long 20â€ť neck. Made of moulded plastic coated with fiberglass. with red lips, blue eyes and long artificial black eyelashes, exaggerated long thin neck. DATE: 1930s
13â€ť Ceramic Bust and Head, highly stylized round head, black hair, rose-red lips, one blue eye, the other covered w/bangs, cap tied under chin. DATE: 1970s.
12â€ť Ceramic Head w/long blond tightly curled hair, bright red lips and blueish gray eyes. The head sits on an 11â€ť ladies attached to a rectangular wood base. DATE: 1940s.
14â€ť Chalk Bust and Head with short, wavy blondish red hair, full red lips, light blue eyes. DATE: 1940s.
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.
6 Hat pins on Morris and Yeomans card. â€śEvery pin of warranted steel,â€ť 9â€ť shaft with white ball heads. In its original packaging, gold background with a picture of pink flowers. Morris and Yeomans, England, â€śMade at our own Factory,â€ť print in red, black, yellow and blue. Back of package shows pictures of 3 women wearing elegant hats. DATE: Turn of century through early 1900s.
Fair Handy Hat Fasteners in original box. Fasteners are black, 4-1/2â€ť long and shaped like a hairpin with a clasp similar to a safety pin. Both the box and card holding the fasteners are white and have the same art work, a photograph of a woman in a red coat holding a hat to show how they are attached. 25c Pair. Detailed directions on back include â€śMade of best brass, will not rust or corrode, Patâ€™d April 25,1905.â€ť DATED: Early 1900s.
Holdtite Hat Holders, 2 brown elastic bands on original 4â€ť x 5â€ť card, drawing of a woman wearing a band. Yellow background with white and black. Says, â€śAlways hold hat in Place,â€ť Chic Innovations, N.Y.C., sticker on back says, â€śThe Home Store, Dayton, Ohio, 5c.â€™ Elastic Hat Holders, 2 black elastic bands on original 3â€ť x 4â€ť card with a drawing of a woman wearing a hat band. White background with black print. Made in U.S.A. Patent No. 2,081,683. DATE: Early 1900s
18â€ť Composition Bust and Head with silver painted bodice and round base. Eyes closed, natural lips and short straight blond hair attached at the scalp.
25â€ť Composition Head w/elongated 13â€ť neck. Skin light brown with features left unpainted. Sits on black painted 4â€ť x 5-1/2â€ť wood base. DATE: 1940s.
Cream crocheted wool and lace Shawl with an overlay of crocheted cream silk thread. Shaw shaped similar to a triangle with cream grosgrain ribbon interlaced along the edges and pulled tight around the face forming a head cover. The two ends of the ribbon come together under the chin and tie into a bow. The two long sides hang down below the shoulders. There are 3 ribbon bows on the crown. DATE: Mid 1800s.
Cream â€śKnit Motor Hood.â€ť Hood frames the face and has an attached white veil. In original white box, lid with black and white picture of two women, one wearing the veil, the other with veil concealed. â€śThe F.B.F. Motor Hood, Patent Applied for.â€ť Never worn, has original tag. DATE: Edwardian Period.
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.
Crocheted Day or Night Cap, white netting with overlay of large open sections of yellow crocheting in a diamond pattern. Ruffles along the outside with narrow yellow ribbon interlaced at the front ties into a bow at the left side to adjust size.
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
Ecru lace netting with interlaced silver metallic threads over a layer of pink fabric. It is gathered along the top of the crown and sits on the head like a cap.The rest of the fabric hangs in soft folds along each side, 33â€ť long and 13â€ť wide across the bottom. From the center of the crown an oval shaped piece of the material extends down over each side of the forehead. Appears to be handmade.
Evening Cap, off white netting covered with silk organza and shaped w/2 pieces of wire, one above the rim and one around the crown. The organza is embroidered w/tiny white star like designs. Circling the cap are 4 rows of the ribbon embroidered in black, white and dusty rose. The ribbon and lace come together on the left side gathered up soft folds. The ribbon ties under the chin. DATE: 1850s.
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.
Flapper Art Deco Egyptian Revival Headpiece. Tightly wound metalized gold thread swirls around lace netting. The thread is braided along the front of the band and around the earflaps. Small faux pearls are woven into the lace netting. The entire band is decorated with 1/2â€ť long faux mother-of-pearl beads. 6 strings of faux pearl, gold and brass colored beads dangle 3â€ť down from the earflaps. DATE: 1920s.
Flapper Art Deco Egyptian Revival Headpiece has three hammered gold tone metal bands with green enamel drops and faux pearl loops hanging from the decorative tool bar. The loops are attached to a metal rod that moves in a circle. The 3 brass head bars are adjustable.Â DATE: 1920s.
Glass tube Hat Pin Holder covered with gathered pink satin and teal and pink fabric flowers along the bottom and top. Ribbon is attached to each side with a small bow for hanging. Hand stitched. On small piece of paper inside glass tube is written: From Florence & Kimber, Xmas 1913. DATED: 1913.