The graceful lines of this 1950s black velvet hat impart a gentle, face-framing aura.
Vintage Hat Details
- 1950s Black velvet hat.
- Beret style frames the face.
- Rolled brim.
- A spray of feathers on one side.
Who was Maudie
Maudie Smith was a fixture on the hat scene in Charlotte. She worked in the millinery department at Ivey’s for over 30 years. In 1948 she opened her own shop called Maudie’s Millinery in downtown Charlotte. Know for custom bridal veils and made to order hats, she ruled the at scene up to the mid 60s. Maudie passed away at the the age of 90 in 1978.
NOT SHIPPABLE TO ITALY due to Italian customs prohibition.
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.
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