80s Wide Brim Straw with Silk Flowers by Frank Olive

  • $ 100.00
  • Only One Available: Sold Out

Channel your inner Scarlett O'Hara. 

Approx. Hat Size: 21.5"; Outside Diameter: 19"; Height of Crown 3.5”; Width of Brim: 5.5"

Condition: Very Good

Label: Frank Olive

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Channel your inner Scarlett O'Hara. 

Approx. Hat Size: 21.5"; Outside Diameter: 19"; Height of Crown 3.5”; Width of Brim: 5.5"

Condition: Very Good

Label: Frank Olive

One of a kind - Buy Now


If you love floral hats, this one is essential. Such a romantic look and perfect for an outdoor summer wedding. Wide-brim straw hat by noted designer Frank Olive.  Light gray silk hatband has a real scarf feel.   Large silk flower in yellow and white and blends beautifully with the flowers.

    *Born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1929, Frank Olive studied at the Chicago Art Institute, where he started designing costumes. He moved to New York originally hoping to design for the theater. He worked for a while at Chanda and Emme before opening his first boutique on MacDougal Street in Greenwich Village, where he designed hats for Seventh Avenue fashion houses and leading department stores. In 1971 he partnered with David Stein to establish Frank Olive's World. He was one of the foremost U.S. milliners from the 1950s through 1990s. His customers included Carol Burnett, Diana Ross and Peggy Lee. He died in New York in 1995 at age 66.

      

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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.

    HOW TO FIND YOUR HAT SIZE

    1. Pull a fabric tape measure or length of string around your head just slightly above the ear, across the mid-forehead, completely circling your head.

    2. Hold the tape firmly, but not too tightly. You are measuring your head exactly
    where the hat will sit in either inches or centimeters.

    3. If your measurement falls between sizes, choose the next largest size.


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