1970s Toque, Natural Straw Turban, Recessed Crown, Hat Size 21


Jaunty 1970s toque hat in cream straw.  The recessed crown is a sophisticated touch.
Approx. Hat Size (cm): 21″ (53); Diameter: 8.5″ (21.5); Crown Height: 4″ (10).
Condition: Minor wear commensurate with age.

Era:  1970s.
Mark Label: None.
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Natural straw 1970s toque makes a real statement.

1970s Toque Details

  • Vintage straw toque hat.
  • Top of crown slightly recessed.
  • The straw has a glisten to the finish.
  • Coordinating satin band around the bottom.
  • Snazzy inside sweatband.
  • Circa 1970s.

The Toque is a somewhat generic term for a brimless hat with a stiff crown. The term “toque” originated from Arabic and then medieval French, but it has been recognized in the English language since the early 1500s. It is commonly used to refer to the tall chef’s hat (toque blanche or “white hat”) still worn today. European men wore toques from the 13th to 16th centuries. In women’s fashion, toque has many variations of shapes within the category. Toques are seen in some version or another in every decade of the 20th Century. In 1945 tall toques came into vogue, a reaction to the restrictions and shortages of hat making materials during World War II.   From Hatatorium:  An Essential Guide for Hat Collectors, 3rd Edition.

NOT SHIPPABLE TO ITALY due to Italian customs prohibition.

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Weight 1 oz

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