Willow Hilson Vintage

"Fringed Red Velvet" Vintage 1940's Red Velvet Fringed Percher Hat

This sumptuous 1940's percher hat, in a deep shades of red and burgundy velvet strands, is a rare piece to behold.

Her sculptural and textured shape is constructed on a rounded millinery cotton and wire base, on which the fringed strands are sewn to a base which in turn is secured to the millinery base. The circular wire base along the back of the percher allows for the hat to be placed securely upon any do, aided by an elastic band. Every last detail of this hat showcases the incredible millinery work of the era.

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Circumference of hat: 17 inches
Height: 2.5 inches
circumference of back wire: 19 inches

Size: One size fits all as the hat can be perch above any up do

Material: velvet, faille ribbon, cotton, wire

Condition: In perfect vintage condition, with some areas of visible construction stitching to the base and fastening wire.

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