1950s Floral Half Hat, Black & Lavender Felt Flowers & Leaves
- $ 45.00
- Only One Available: Sold Out
Gorgeous floral half hat with felt leaves and flowers in black and a very light lavender tone. Leaves have scalloped edges. Small purple seed pearl detail on the flowers. Half...
Gorgeous floral half hat with felt leaves and flowers in black and a very light lavender tone. Leaves have scalloped edges. Small purple seed pearl detail on the flowers. Half hats were very popular in the 1950s. It's a style that looks great on everyone. If you think you can't wear hats, try one of these. #Hat223
Half hats are a brimless shallow hat that usually sits flat on top of the crown - like an extra wide bandeau. The half hat was created by Lilly Dache, who won an American Designer award for it in 1941. Dior designed veiled half hats beginning in 1947. They remained popular during the 1950s and morphed into variations including openwork half-hats comprised of a wired piping frame with flowers, feathers or other trims.* Half hats are perfect for almost every hairstyle or face shape.* Check out Madge's article on half hats.
SIZE: Fit most, 11.5" x 7.5"
Condition: Very good
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*From The Hatatorium: An Essential Guide for Hat Collectors, 2nd Edition Copyright 2013, by Brenda Grantland & Mary Robak. The Hatatorium is the book on vintage hats for collectors, sellers and anyone else interested in hats. The ebook may be purchased here.
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