1940s Feathered Hat by Roberta Bernays, New York Creations
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Absolutely phenomenal hat. Black felt toque with a side sweep of radiant hackle feathers. Crown is topped with a sequin braid trim in gold metal wire. So sumptuous. Back elastic...
- New York Creations
Absolutely phenomenal hat. Black felt toque with a side sweep of radiant hackle feathers. Crown is topped with a sequin braid trim in gold metal wire. So sumptuous. Back elastic to keep the hat in place. Note: I have overexposed the interior photo so you can see the construction. Color is much darker.
A Bernay's hat is in the permanent collection of the Metropolitan Art Museum in New York. http://www.metmuseum.org/collection/the-collection-online/search?ft=roberta+bernays
Approx. Hat Size: 22"; Outside Diameter: 12"; Height of Crown 5"
Condition: Very good
Mark/Label: Original Roberta Bernays, New York Creations
*Original Roberta Bernays is mentioned and/or advertised in fashion magazines from the 1930s through the 1960s. The Metropolitan Museum has in its collection a toque with long chin scarf circa late 1930s, it also contains a New York Creation label.
The New York Creations label used by members of the the New York Dress Institute in the 1940s. The NY Dress Institute was a joint venture between the clothing manufacturers of New York City and the ILGWU.
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