Khaki helmet liner aviator cap 1940s-50s ladies S

1950s Clothing

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Size: modern ladies’ head size S (approx. hat size 22)
Length: top/center seam to top of ties 9.5” long
Front opening to back edge: 16”
Label: none

This khaki cotton canvas cap or helmet liner probably dates from the mid-20th century, circa 1940s-1950s.Perfect for a vintage aviatrix costume, or wearing under a helmet of any type (motorcycle, military, hard hat, etc.), it has a soft, cotton flannel lining, for comfort. The straps around the front opening snap closed, to attach your goggles, sunglasses, or…It fits well on a female head of approximately 22 hat size: a bit small by modern standards, but a typical of a vintage ladies’ hat size. The cap or helmet liner is in very good condition, with some light yellowing to the cream-colored flannel lining, not seen when worn (see back-view photo of the cap inside out). A fun steampunk-style accessory, or a practical addition to your modern helmet—either way, this vintage cotton cap/liner is a relatively rare find!