Original Vintage: Black Wired Net Hat Decorated with Grape Vines From USA
Dating from: 1930s – 1940s
Label: RICH’s Atlanta Speciality Shop
The hat is made of a shaped wire around the edge and an inner circle of wire that are covered in velvet and covered with layers of millinery netting and a top slightly glossy honeycomb netting. The hat is curved across the front with slight points just above each ear which curve across the back ending in a little point at the centre back. It has narrow black velvet ribbon and 8 bunches of grapes and leaves around the edge, the hat also has two wired circular grips to sit on the head and attach a hair kirby grip pin to. A delightful hat that tells a story all of its own. The original labels being part of that story.
Across the top from side to side 9 " (23 cm)
Across the top from back to front: 9 " (23 cm)
Made of: Wire netting paper leaves with wired buds for grapes
Vintage Condition: Excellent Vintage Condition: nearly 100 years old this hat does show sighs of its age, still a stunning piece would have has a fine mesh face veiling as some of the remains are inside.
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 Wired Hat Decorated with Grape Vines
To re shape put in steam flow and brush gently