Black Lace Merry Widow Hat, Circa 1910, Downton Abby Style
- $ 250.00
- Only One Available: Sold Out
Phenomenal example of a Merry Widow hat from the early 1900s. Large black lace brim with black silk crown. Luxurious black velvet bow and hatband. Brim tapers out from the...
- Cameo Hats
Phenomenal example of a Merry Widow hat from the early 1900s. Large black lace brim with black silk crown. Luxurious black velvet bow and hatband. Brim tapers out from the back. Wire brim has helped keep the shape on this hat over the many years. Downtown Abby style.
Merry Widow hat was an extremely large hat a deep crown often decorated with ostrich plumes and tulle. This hat was popularized by Franz Lehar's operetta, The Merry Widow, which enjoyed huge success beginning in 1905. Hat size is larger on these due to the hairstyles of the period.*
One of a kind vintage item – Buy Now
Approx. Hat Size: 23"; Outside Diameter: 14"; Height of Crown 4”; Width of Brim: 2" - 5"
Condition: Excellent, lace is in amazing shape
Mark/Label: Cameo Hats
A brown Merry Widow hat is available here.
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