1950s Black Velvet Hat, Feathers


Snazzy black velvet beret a jaunty feathers on the side.
Approx. Size (cm): Hat Size:  22″ (56); Outside Diameter: 10″ (25).
Condition:  Minor wear commensurate with age.
Mark/Label: Maudie’s Millinery, Charlotte NC
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1 in stock


The graceful lines of this 1950s black velvet hat impart a gentle, face-framing aura.

Vintage Hat Details

  • 1950s Black velvet hat.
  • Beret style frames the face.
  • Rolled brim.
  • A spray of feathers  on one side.

NOT SHIPPABLE TO ITALY due to Italian customs prohibition.

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Who was Maudie

Maudie Smith was a fixture on the hat scene in Charlotte.  She worked in the millinery department at Ivey’s for over 30 years.  In 1948 she opened her own shop called Maudie’s Millinery in downtown Charlotte.  Know for custom bridal veils and made to order hats, she ruled the at scene up to the mid 60s.  Maudie passed away at the the age of 90 in 1978. 

Shipping & Returns

Items are normally shipped within 5 business days.  Occasionally, there may be an issue with shipping times.  If so, we will let you know at once. Based on the best price, clothing, and accessories ship by USPS Priority Mail, UPS, or FedEx with insurance.   Jewelry ships First Class or Priority. Overseas orders ship International First Class.  Please see our Shipping Information for rates.

International buyers handle all customs duties. PLEASE NOTE effective July 1, 2021, EU members are charged VAT taxes based on the specific country’s tax rates at the time of importation. 

We know you may be wary about buying vintage items. If so, we do offer returns.  After receipt of your vintage pieces, if you are unhappy or the item does not fit, please let Madge know of a return request within 10 days of receipt of merchandise and return items within 30 days after notification. 

We encourage you to read our complete Return Policy here.   After that, if you still have questions please call or text (404) 850-1757.


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