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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 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 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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
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.
Turban toque style hat in silver and light blue. The base of the hat is formed of tightly woven silver mesh. The perimeter of the hat is decorated with 10 to 15 rows of horizontal knife pleats made of 1/4â€ť light blue jersey. Sides are symmetrical. Hat is lined in the blue jersey. DATE: Late 1950s through early 1960s.
Wide brimmed straw picture hat with a black crown and 3â€ť white brim. The rim of the brim is rolled under, with a large black organdy bow laying flat on the front of the brim. Stitched label â€śAn Exclusive Copy of a French Originalâ€ť with a stitched picture of the Arch de Triomphe. Circa 1955.