Circa Late 1930s Real Leopard Fur Tilt Hat
A glamorous, sculpted tilt hat, very simple & elegant in style, all the drama coming from the real leopard fur~ meow!
Circa Late 1930s Coral Pink Portrait Hat with Black Lace & a Velvet Rose
A truly romantic, high end, coral pink mohair “off the face” portrait hat, the brim is edged in draping, black silk lace & trimmed with a matching, plump velvet rose. Adorable~
Circa Late 1930s Pink Parrot & Feathers Hat with a Lucite Hat Pin
A whimsical little cap of cotton candy pink feathers with a faux parrot sitting inside black velvet hoops at the very front, a large, clear Lucite hat pin is tucked into the nape~ playfully chic!
Circa 1930s Flecked Gray Picture Hat with Black & Silver Berries
A darling, shallow crowned picture hat of flecked gray cord trimmed with a spray of glossy black & silver, spun cotton berries & leaves.
Circa Late 1930s Black Asymmetrical Sculpted Wide Brim Hat with Fishnet & Feathers
A fantastically sculpted & very high end hat of black velour with a swirling, sculpted, asymmetrical brim, a large chicken wire style fishnet netting over the crown (even peeking out from the little hat form that cups the head, under the brim!) & a single, but very flirty, black feather~ just so High Society!
Circa Late 1930s Black Velour & Marabou Feathers Wide Brim Hat
A ravishing, very high end “off the face” hat of black brushed velour (fur felt) edged in wispy marabou or ostrich feathers, a saucy split crown & long velour ties at the nape complete the look, stunning from every angle!
Circa 1930s Pomegranate Red Feathered Hat
A show stopping, scallop edged, pomegranate/wine red felt cap trimmed with large sprays of fluffy, wispy feather pom poms & a grosgrain ribbon edging trim. This little number was not for the shy or reserved!
Circa 1930s Peach Satin Half Hat, Platform High Heel Shoes & Muff Set
A glamorous depression era set of hat, shoes & muff, all in rich, coral peach rayon satin. The half hat has long dangling accents & large bows, the platform high heeled shoes have nifty little ankle straps & the muff has simple but eye catching gathers across the front. The gentleman I acquired this set from said this was his mother’s traditional Christmas caroling set (I can only imagine what her whole outfit looked like!).
Circa Late 1930s Black Hat with Velvet & Satin Bows & Veil
A dramatic black velour “off the face” hat with a split front brim, trimmed with an enormous velvet & satin spliced bow & finished with an dramatic black veil, so Film Noir~
Circa 1930s Black & Ivory Felt Bird Wing Hat
A spectacular hat of glazed paper straw with an enormous & very detailed ivory felt cut~work bird wing & swath of ivory felt across the back. This is one of my all time favorites!
Circa 1930s Black Oblong Hat with Velvet Ribbon Trim
A fantastic oblong, bi~corn hat of black velour (a brushed fur felt) creatively trimmed with black velvet ribbon, ending in a bow at the nape. Very sophisticated! The “New York Creation” label dates this hat to the mid 1930s, depression era.
Circa 1930s Lord & Taylor Black Hat with Fishnet Trim & Brass Bees
A lavish, high end depression era hat of black felt with a spectacular trimming of tan hemp fishnet ending in a drape off one side & accented with two Art Deco style brass bees! The label reads “Lord & Taylor, New York” plus a little label with a spool of thread and a needle marking the center front, this was a truly upper class hat for the time~
Circa 1930s Deep Blue Cello and Boucle Hat
A sultry depression era hat, dripping with style, made of boucle knit with a wraparound, sculpted brim of glossy cellophane. This one is lined in acetate, so it was probably a middle/upper class accessory during the Great Depression. What a chic little number!