Wonderful Early 1950s Melton 5th Avenue Straw Boater Hat with Fabulous Silk
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Wonderful Early 1950s Melton 5th Avenue Straw Boater Hat with Fabulous Silk

Code: vc40000

$165.00




Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is a wonderful circa early 1950s straw boater hat with a fabulous silk band made by the award-winning Melton of Fifth Avenue. Honey-colored straw with brown, sienna and steel blue silk: the Melton motto, "Art in Hats", is embodied here. The ladies will take notice, and the gentsÉ well, they'll just want your hat! Size 6 7/8. Excellent condition.

VINTAGE: Circa early 1950s.

SIZE: Size 6 7/8.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Straw, silk band, leather liner.

ATTACHMENT: None.

MARKINGS: GOLD MEDAL AWARDED MELTON ART IN HATS FIFTH AVENUE NEW YORK label; 6 7/8 size tag.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a vintage clothing and accessories collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. SHOP VGX13 LAFEX8/13

CONDITION: 8+ (Excellent): The hat is in beautiful condition.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.