1960s Clothing

Black velvet cherries 1960s hat with veil

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• Total distance front front edge of veiling to back, over top of head: 15”
• Veil length on all sides from cherries to edge: 5”
• Each cherry is 1” round, and the bow measures 4” by 1.5”
Label: Saks Fifth Avenue

This 1960s whimsy hat perches on top of the head; a decorative cocktail hat, sometimes called a fascinator in the current parlance. The eye-length veil is suspended from an adorable cluster of black rayon velvet cherries, with flat bow in the center. These extra-small hats of the 1960s represent the last gasp of mid-century millinery, before the hat-wearing behavior of the general public changed forever, sometime around the 1970s. Originally designed to sit at the center/top of the head, as shown, you may angle the cherries cluster differently, if you prefer a more asymmetrical look. This darling 1960s cocktail hat is in excellent condition, appearing barely worn, if at all.

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