Vintage Breton, 1960s Black & White Straw Hat

$38.00

Lovely black straw vintage Breton hat with bright white stripe of white.
Approx. Hat Size (cm): 21.5″ (54.5); Diameter: 10″ (25.5); Crown Height: 4″ (10); Width of Brim (in front):  2″ (5).
Minor wear commensurate with age.
Era:  1960s.
Mark/Label:  None.
Only one – Get it before it’s gone.

1 in stock

Description

Stylish black straw vintage Breton.

Vintage Breton Details

  • Lustrous black straw Breton Hat.
  • Asymmetrical design with a deeper brim in front.
  • Vintage 1960s. Black ribbon hatband.
  • Band of white straw above the hatband.

What is a Breton

A Breton hat is a rounded or flat-crowned hat with a brim that turns up around the edges, originally worn by peasants in Brittany, a region in France. It is similar to a bowler, but the brim is wider and rolls up more dramatically. Wide-brimmed Bretons were popular in the 1960s, when they were worn on the back of the head. An all-over feather Breton circa 1960-65 is in the collection of the Museum of Fine Art Boston. From Hatatorium, An Essential Guide for Hat Collectors, 2nd Edition.

NOT SHIPPABLE TO ITALY due to Italian customs prohibition.

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