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1940s Dark Navy vertually black Tilt Hat with Petersham Pleating & Veiling


Original Vintage: This is a lovely example of a Milliner made Tilt Hat made in the 1940s, it has the most iconic forties styling from the slant of the top to the beautifully box pleated petersham band and cotton veiling. The back of the hat has a double petersham tailed bow that hangs down 5 ¼ “ (13 cm)


The little hat is secured onto the head by putting the navy petersham band that measures (15 ½ “ (39.5 cm) over the back of your head and it can be titled to show of curls and hair up do. Tip this band sits snuggly onto the back of the head and it can be secured with kirby grip hair pins and a hat pin to secure a slanted tilt.


A collectors piece.


Dating from: 1940s



Inside petersham band measures 16 ½ " (42 cm)

Made of: Fine woven navy straw

Vintage Condition: Excellent Vintage Condition:


Vintage items are not new they date back to a particular era, some have survived in amazing condition, while others may show some signs of age but we feel they still deserve to make it into our collection. Therefore, we have listed our items into three Conditions:


  • Excellent Vintage Condition: Means the item is in great shape for its age. (Most of our stock will fall into this category)


    1940s Dark Navy Tilt Hat with Petersham Pleating & Veiling

    SKU: LH039
    • To re shape put in steam flow 

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