Early- to mid-1960s taupe hat. Classic styling in a high-quality, long-nap panné fur felt. Well-constructed with separately blocked crown and brim. A fun mix of genuine and iridescent-plastic feathers form the inch-wide band. Extremely soft, light, and pliable. Feels wonderful. From the living estate of Mae M.
Labels: Frances & Walter Nelkin (high-end U.S. milliners), Grenadier Made in Austria (refers to the fur felt), size 22 label with consumer protection (union) information on reverse
Fiber/Care: rabbit or rabbit-fur blend, cotton grosgrain, genuine and iridescent plastic (Mylar) feathers
Condition: no flaws to note
Dimensions: labeled a size 22 (55.5cm)
brim is 3"/7.5cm wide at front and 2"/5cm wide at back,
crown is approximately 4" high
(BDV SKU: 00513-001)
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