Navy Blue Breton Hat by Escada, Red Hatband & Bow
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Breton style vintage hat from Escada. Faded navy blue wool felt with bright red ribbon hatband and rear bow. The faded navy appears to be original to the...
Breton style vintage hat from Escada. Faded navy blue wool felt with bright red ribbon hatband and rear bow. The faded navy appears to be original to the hat since it is even over the entire felt.
Breton is a rounded or flat-crowned hat with a brim that turns up around the edges, originally worn by peasants in Brittany, a region in France.*
Approx. Hat Size: 21.5"; Outside Diameter: 8"; Height of Crown 4"; Width of Brim: 1.5"
Mark/Label: Escada by Margaretha Ley
Margaretha and Wolfgang Ley founded Escada in 1976 in Germany. The first label was Escada Sportliche Eleganz by SRB, but it was soon shortened to Escada. The company started with high-end knit sportswear, but quickly expanded into other areas of women’s clothing, such as separates and evening wear. The company continues to make high-end clothing and accessories. Margaretha Ley died in 1992.
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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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