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1950s Pink Floral Breton Hat by Archie Eason, Size 22

$145.00

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This vintage Archie Eason pink wonder is a flower garden for the head.
Approx. Hat Size (cm): 22″ (56); Outside Diameter: 12″ (30.5); Height of Crown 4″ (10) Width of Brim: 3″ (7.5).
Era:  1950s.
Condition:  Good.  There are some small spots a few of the front flowers that are a bleed from the stamens.
Mark/Label:  Archie Eason.
Truly One of a kind vintage item. Get it before it’s gone.

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Description

This vintage Archie Eason pink wonder is a flower garden for the head.

Archie Eason Hat Details

  • Breton style hat with up-turned brim.
  • Silk floral hat in tones of pink, purple and white.
  • Flowers include large pansies and smaller white flowers.
  • The front of the  brim is  asymmetrical with a floral branch peeking out of the front.
  • Built on green plastic netting.
  • Green rick rack band is meant to be worn in the back under your hair to keep the hat in place.
  •  A true collector’s piece.
Archie Eason started out as a stock boy at a department store in Jacksonville Florida in 1984. Between shifts, he would learn the millinery trade. His skill landed him a job in the millinery department and, in a few years was designing for the store under his own label. After 14 years he moved to New York and worked with numerous fashion designers, developing an impressive clientele of Hollywood stars. Eason was known for producing all types of hats to fit every type of face. His most famous creation was Faye Dunaway’s beret in 1968’s Bonnie and Clyde. A green sequin is an Eason signature and rides on the outside of the crown on each of his hats. Read more on our blog.
 
Davisons was a regional department store chain headquarter in Atlanta with stores in Georgia and South Carolina.  Started in 1891 as the  Davison Paxon Company the chain was sold to R H Macy & Company in 1925.  The name was shortened to Davisons and was operated independently by Macys for over 60 years.  The chain was eventually subsumed into the Macys chain by 1986.

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