40s Does 20s Cloche Hat in Brown Wool With Sequins
This 20s-style hat is most likely from the 1940s. It's wool felt in a milk chocolate shade of brown, completely covered with swirls and rows of entwined sequins and braid. Scalloped-edge "brim" is wider at front than at back. Almost certainly won't cover your eyes -- our mannequin has a very small head.
Labels: partially legible stamp reads "? CORP. Distributor NEW YORK, N.Y."
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Materials: 100% wool, sequins (may be gelatin, so best to avoid moisture), rayon braid
Condition: no flaws to note
measures 22"/55.5cm interior circumference just above the scalloped "brim"
brim measures 1.5"/3.75cm at back and 2.5" at front
--> Cracked Betty has a very small head (just over 20"/50.75cm), so is not the ideal model. Our alternate mannequin, Cracked Jane, has a giant head and "hair" that prevents the hat from sitting properly. I have a standard-size head but very thick hair (no, really... mine is thicker). The hat fits me and reaches to where it should (doesn't cover my eyes), but is a bit snug. If you have an average-to-small head and "regular" hair, it should fit fine. <--
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