Knox dating fedora hat
Large brimed hats such as cartwheel and picture hats were popular in the 1930’s since this has a Consumer Protection Label it would be dated late 30’s. Liberty St.” Mink band of 3 3/8”, Crown: indented felt, Russian style Band: felt band and bow are made to overlap the front left side, Sweatband: grosgrain ribbon 19” circumference inside Circa: 1940-1950, dated for style Crown: Mink 4″ wide with finished edge of a satin band- 7/8” wide, Lined: in brown satin Sweatband: brown grosgrain ribbon 22” inside measurement around Tag: Sewn in ribbon “Dece Original” Circa 1940-1950s Decorated on one side with black straw 11″ tall front with branches and glued black beads Front with black netting Crown 13 ½ Front to back 9 ½” Lined Sweatband: black grossgrain ribbon Tag: None Circa 1940-1950Decorated w/large round poof of straight feathers to back and netting in black in front, Shaped edge Tag: “Burger-Phillips, Birmingham, AL,”, “Dorothy of California” and stamped: Midi imported velour body, Made in France Black hat pin w/velour square Unlined Circa:1950s-60s Little brimless velvet hat with off white velvet trim.
Though this hat is still be in style today, the newsboy hat was in full fashion in the 20’s.
This section contains hats archived in the museum which are part of daily costume. Winston Carlyle Mc Key and his wife can be found in Men’s Clothing on our collection textiles section of our web site. He worked in Paine Hardware Store in Valdosta in the 1920 Census and the 1923 City Directory lists the address as 135 N. Andrews” Tag: BP Golf Ltd made in Scotland Circa 1960- 1970 Note: This cap was probably worn by Louie Peeples White Her hat made of folded pleated polyester,w/black faux fur band Brim: None, Tag: “Gene Kittrell/Cain Sloan Co.” Lining: green inner lining with gross grain sweatband Crown: 3 ½” H Note: This hat belonged to Louie Peeples White His hat Hat maker: “By Appointment to her majesty the queen hatters Herbert Johnson (Bond Street) LTD.
Most of the hats associated with organizations, military, law enforcement, firemen hats, or football helmets will be found under the specific classification under collections/textiles. Inside maker says Jones, Parnelle, Lee & Company Savannah, GA. Trimmed with a ½” wide grosgrain black band with a bow on the side. In dating this hat, business directories for Savannah were consulted. 38 New Bond Street London W.”, 1 ½” wide self-fabric band Brim: 2 ½” slightly turned up, 2 ½” Crown: 4 7/8” h Note: This hat belonged to Arthur White The man’s hat above looks more grey than the woman’s hat in this photo; however, in real light they are the same color. The cream colored felted beaver silk is enhanced by plums of cream colored ostrich feathers and a large beaded pearl broach.
The trim on this one is particularly interesting in that tiny birds are fashioned from feathers tied around wire & cotton.
Donated by Tim & Trisha Morris, these items belonged to Cornelia Ashley (b. ) the only child of Thomas Young and Elizabeth (Peachy) Ashley of Valdosta.