Crown diameter: 10” from front to back and 11” from side to side
Inner circumference: 21.5” around inner grosgrain band
Label: Pinehurst Fifth Avenue New York (for Famous-Barr Co. St. Louis)
This New Look era, beret-style hat from the late 1940s or early 1950s combines luxe black wool velour with black glass beaded trim. The shiny beading forms a narrow decorative band over the front of the asymmetrical, rounded crown of the hat, and also adorns the perky “feather” (also made of black velour), on its right side. Designed to hug the top of the head, the hat should fit most head sizes. In very good condition, it is missing a few tiny beads from the lower edge of the “feather”, but otherwise, this elegant 1940s-50s black cocktail hat looks great!