Gorgeous 1940s Gladys + Belle cream white felt platter hat with a wide band of black velvet around the edge and a pompom of black ostrich feathers on each side. Back of hat is pulled up and tacked down in a dramatic point. Comes with a matching felt tipped hat pin. Velvet wrapped metal headband sewn inside hat for stability.
label: Gladys + Belle, 20 west 57th st. – New York
condition: No noticeable flaws. There are flaws to the felt, one hole right at the point at the back and a couple tiny pin dents around where the hat pin is and a couple other tiny pin-sized nibbles or flaws, but nothing noticeable on the top. The underside has larger nibbles/flaws, but not visible. See pics.
diameter of the headband: 6″
width lengthwise: @12 3/4″
width back to front: @9 3/4″