Victorian Late 1860s Straw Riding Hat W Silk Trims
VICTORIAN LATE 1860S STRAW RIDING HAT W SILK TRIMS. DATING TO THE LATE 1860S. A VERY RARE FIND. FASHIONED OF A STIFFENED BASE THAT IS SEALED IN BUCKRAM ON THE INTERIOR WITH A THIN SILK COVERING THE BRIM. LAYERS OF SCALLOP STRAW RUN UP THE CROWN AND ARE ON THE EDGE OF THE BRIM WITH THE BRIM EDGE HAVING POINTED SAWTOOTH HORSE HAIR TIPS. SILK TAFFETA RIBBON TWISTS AND ENCIRCLES THE CROWN WITH A BOW IN THE REAR WITH RUCHED SILK FAILLE ATOP THE HAT WITH ORNATE HORSEHAIR RUNNING DOWN THE MIDDLE AND A GLAZED ECRU RIBBON WITH GLASS BEAD WORK DETAIL SET OFF TO THE ANGLE ON THE TOP OF THE HEAD. THE INTERIOR IS PAPER ON THE INSIDE CROWN AND HAS THE ORIGINAL PAPER LABEL. AGE COLOR SEEN WITH SPATTERED AGE STAINING AROUND THE INNER BRIM. THE WIRED EDGE IS BEGINNING TO POKE THROUGH AT A TINY POINT ON THE FRONT UNDER SIDE BRIM WITH SOME SCATTERED AGE SPOTTING SEEN TO THE TOP WITH AGE DISCOLORATION FAINT ON THE RIBBONS AS WELL AS ON THE SILK FAILLE. BRIM: 7 1/2 X 9 1/2. Our business name is ANTIQUE WARDROBE. We can be found online on other platforms as well. Antiquewardrobe_ as well as Antique-Wardrobe. A mistake can happen… Vintage and antique items ARE NOT new items. Often for proper fit, hang, and wear ability, pieces will need to be altered and/or adding a hook or snap here or there, with a seam closure or strengthening needed. Vintage clothing is most often worn previously, and if old stock, often has slight imperfections from storage, a hint of color or odor. Measurements are to be assumed that they are at maximum, if you have any questions, please ask PRIOR to the auctions end. These are antique articles, having the age stated. All flaws if any are painstakingly outlined. _gsrx_vers_1292 GS 8.3.6 (1292). The item “VICTORIAN LATE 1860S STRAW RIDING HAT W SILK TRIMS” is in sale since Wednesday, September 29, 2021. This item is in the category “Clothing, Shoes & Accessories\Specialty\Vintage\Vintage Accessories\Women’s Hats”. The seller is “jamiexmas*” and is located in Southbridge, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Decade: Pre 1890
- Color: Multi-Color
- Look: Victorian
- Original/Reproduction: Original
Tags: 1860s, late, riding, silk, straw, trims, victorian
Older postNewer post