1940s Hat, Bonnet Revival, Melusine & Velvet, New York Creations


Sensational 1940s structured hat in a bonnet revival style.
Approx. Size (cm):  Hat perches on top of the head so it fits most. Diameter: 11″ (28); Crown Height: 2″ (5); Width of Brim in front: 3.5″ (9). 
Era: 1940s.
Condition: Good, One tear in netting.
Mark/Label: New York Creations, Crowley & Milner, Detroit, Label size 22.
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Exquisite 1940s hat in the bonnet revival style from New York Creations.

1940s Hat Details

  • Distinctive bonnet-style hat.
  • This hat perches on top of the head so it fits most.
  • The top is made of Melusine, a shiny long pile felt that looks and feels like fur.
  • Black felt interior and trim.
  • Dotted black netting attaches to the top third of the cord.
  • This hat has a wide brim that comes to a point in the front.
  • No brim in back.
  • Adjustable felt cord strap in back for a secure fit.  http://bit.ly/2gUxArs

Who Was New York Creations

The New York Creations label used by members of the New York Dress Institute in the 1940s. The NY Dress Institute was a joint venture between the clothing manufacturers of New York City and the ILGWU. Crowley & Milner was once the major department store in Detroit, Michigan.

NOT SHIPPABLE TO ITALY due to Italian customs prohibition.

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