1950s Black Close Hat, Velvet with Lacquered Quill Feather

$38.00

This mid-century black velvet close hat with lacquered quill feather is a sophisticated look for your next cocktail party.
Approx. Hat Size (cm): Fits Most; Diameter: 8.5″ (21.5); Feather length: 11″ (28).
Condition: Hat is in very good shape. Netting does have holes.

Era:  1950s.
Mark/Label: None.
Get it before it’s gone.

1 in stock

Description

The lone black feather gives this black close hat a very dramatic look.

Black Close Hat Details

  • Luxurious black velvet vintage hat or beret with long black feather across the top.
  • Black ribbon bow and two faux pearls complete this mid-century look.
  • Wear netting down or under the hat.
  • A quill feather is the hollow main shaft of a feather.  Usually from a wing or tail feathers.
  • This hat perches on top of the head so it fits most.
  • Beautiful cocktail hat.

DUE TO ITALIAN CUSTOMS POLICY, THIS  HAT IS NOT SHIPPABLE TO ITALY.

 

What is a Close Hat

A close hat is a 1950s term for a shallow-crowned brimless hat that fits close to the head, usually covering only the top portion of the crown. They were originally are worn square (not tilted) on the top of the crown, exposing the forehead. They come in many shapes, and often have veils. Today they look equally great tilted on the head.  From Hatatorium:  An Essential Guide for Hat Collectors, 2nd Edition.

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Shipping & Returns

Items are normally shipped within 3 – 5 business days.  Occasionally, there may an issue with shipping times.  If so, we will let you know at once. Clothing and accessories ship by USPS Priority Mail, UPS, or FedEx, based on the best price.  Jewelry ships First Class Insured.

Overseas orders ship International First Class.  International buyers handle all customs duties. PLEASE NOTE effective July 1, 2021, EU members are charged VAT taxes based on the specific country’s tax rates at the time of importation. 

We know you may be wary about buying vintage items. If so, we do offer returns.  After receipt of your vintage pieces, if you are unhappy or the item does not fit, please let Madge know of a return request within 10 days of receipt of merchandise and return items within 30 days after notification. 

We encourage you to read our complete return policy here.   After that, if you still have questions please call or text (404) 850-1757.

 

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