Body of this hat has a unique. Braided design construction by hand weaving the straw bands forming a.
The crown and brim is laid over a wire base with a dark blue velvet bow enhanced with a front steel cut brooch A wonderful printed ribbon laid over wire forming 2 peaks in front and folded at sides. Brim edge is trimmed with blue velvet that continues down into 2 long chin streamers. The hat is worn on top of the head and would have been held in place with a hat pin. The hat is in very good and sturdy condition. Very little damage, no repairs.
Shredding to inner lining and small hole in ribbon. A great addition to one's collection and worthy of one's collection. ANTIQUE CLOTHING & ACCESSORIES : HATS.Our merchandise is collectible and is not new and has lived a long and eventful life. We do not launder or dryclean unless stated in listing, and most times have been in storage for many years picking up old age storage oxidation spots. Remember antique fabrics most always has some sort of flaw from being around so many years.
Every effort has been made to describe our items as accurately as possible including flaws and imperfections to the best of our ability. We mention any marks or stains that are noticed, in the listing. Antiques in perfect condition are more often than not, reproductions. We never knowingly sell fakes.Circa dates are approximate and not guaranteed, but dated according to some referencing and our experience. Circa means "about the time" and usually references a 10 year period. Thank you for your interest about this item. We do not mark merchandise values below value or mark items as gifts' - US and International government regulations prohibit such behavior.
The item "ANTIQUE WOMEN'S HAT 1880's WOVEN STRAW HAT BONNET WITH BOW MUSEUM DE-ACCESSIONED" is in sale since Tuesday, March 21, 2017. This item is in the category "Clothing, Shoes & Accessories\Vintage\Vintage Accessories\Women's Hats". The seller is "oldthreads" and is located in Franklinville, New York.
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