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Antique Edwardian Brown Boater Hat
This early 1900s boater hat is spectacular with a bonus! Dark brown, coarsely woven straw. A classic silhouette from the era with a high crown and flat brim and oval shape. A russet-toned silk crepe scarf ties around the crown with a bow on the side. The underside of the brim has is a tightly woven, russet-toned straw. Lined with brown silk. The bonus...here is an incense pouch that dangles under the bow. I'm not sure if this was to ward off bad smells or insects or evil spirits, but it is definitely a unique and rare piece of fashion history!
Fabric: Straw; silk crepe
Circa: Early 1900s / Edwardian
BEST FITS: Average size head (see measurements). Keep in mind these hats were designed to sit atop the large hairstyles of the Edwardian period.
CONDITION: Overall excellent. The hat shows light, normal wear. The only issue to note are a few small pinpoint spots and wear on the silk accent ribbon (see photo). Please note we haven't attempted to clean the silk band.
Interior circumference: 23"
Brim width: 2.5"
Store out of sunlight to avoid fading. Contact us if you need more detailed care instructions.
Rates are determined at the checkout and are based on weight and destination. The size of this hat may require an oversized box and thus incur a slightly higher than normal shipping rate. If our shipping calculator's estimated rate is greater than the actual shipping costs, we will refund the overcharge.
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