Willow Hilson Vintage

"Celadon Blue Bird" Vintage 1950's Feather & Felt Hat


Rendered in the most eye-catching design, this original 1950's feather and felt hat, in the most sumptuous shade of celadon blue, is a rare piece to behold.

The rounded moulded crown of the hat, built on a felt base, is decorated with overlapping feathers, which cover the base in its entirety. The front flat brim of the hat curves along the left hand side in a rounded design, creating the head of the bird, which is finished with turquoise blue claw set rhinestones and a quill to emulate the beak. The front brim of the hat is finished with 5 raised and curled feathers, completing this wonderful bird like feature.

The rounded shape of the shape allows for it to be positioned securely above your do. We recommend the use of a hat pin for added stability. 

Label: None

Width from Side to Side : 14 inches
Width from Front to Back: 9 inches

Size: One size fits all

Material: Felt Base, Feathers, Rhinestones, 

Condition: In beautiful but not perfect vintage condition. The internal felt base of the hat has a few areas of wear, and a few pin sized holes. There is a small hole along the right hand side of the brim. The external feather covering of the hat has gentle wear, with a light feather loss and wear to the feathers behind the feature 5 raised feathers, A few small pin holes to the feathers. Wear to the feathers along the front of the head of the bird and along the base of the head. These details are not apparent when the hat is being worn and do not detract from the incredible colour or design of this piece. Please refer to the photographs as they form part of the condition report. 

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