Circa Late 1930s 1940s Brown Robin Hood Hat with a Long Tailed Pheasant
A striking & now rare Robin Hood inspired brown felt hat trimmed with a gorgeous faux pheasant made of real feathers over a spun cotton body, check out those tail feathers!
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 1910s Black Beaver Fur Tricorn Hat with Mink
A tricorn hat of soft, black beaver fur trimmed with mink, their glass eyed heads peeking over the back brim. The inside has a velvet covered disk attached so the hat will perch atop the large hairstyles of the times
Circa 1910s Brown Velvet Wide Brim Hat with Glass Berries and a Real Taxidermy Parrot
Yes, it is a real bird~ This is a stunning, but as an animal lover, also heartbreaking example of antique millinery. A gorgeous wide brim hat of chestnut brown velvet trimmed with a large spray of glass berries & a large, taxidermy parrot with glass eyes. Many women of the time became concerned over the loss of bird life from such hats they formed groups to ban the use of rare feathers & refused to shop in stores that carried them.