1940s WWII French'Make do and Mend' black felt day hat. A really good example of war time millinery from France. A very good construction from the WWII period where any available materials would be used to create a stylish accessory. The French maker of this piece was very creative and accomplished. With a turn up brim edged in grosgrain ribbon, a huge dramatic bow sits to one side to very striking effect.Original hat pin sits to the other side. In excellent vintage condition, clean and totally wearable. Of a medium ladies head size, approx. Please home in on all of our images for the finest of details.
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Buyers remorse or the wrong size are not acceptable reasons for a return. Our hats are beautifully and carefully packed, they are as clean and fresh as professional cleaning can make them, they are original true vintage pieces. We endeavour to provide our customers with an excellent service and bring wonderful vintage and antique hats to the market. The Daphne Corbin Hat Collection is famous around the world and has been shown in many exhibitions, written about in books and magazines and many newspaper articles.Daphne is one of the worlds leading authorities on historic hats, she gives talks to interested groups for charity and opens her private collection to collectors from around the world by appointment. The item "VINTAGE HAT 1940s WWII FRENCH, BLACK FELT BIG BOW DAY HAT w PIN'MAKE DO & MEND" is in sale since Saturday, May 16, 2020. This item is in the category "Clothes, Shoes & Accessories\Specialty\Vintage Clothing & Accessories\Vintage Accessories\Hats, Women's". The seller is "williamcassie" and is located in Halton Hall. This item can be shipped worldwide.