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  • Tags: Forties

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Red straw spiral crown hat with turned back brim and two straw flowers on overhanging stems.

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Casque with four scallops running along the sides and forehead. The entire hat is covered with natural and dyed pheasant feathers. The inside of the hat is lined with blue felt. The hat also has a Best & Co. label.

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Low round crown wrapped in a 1" velvet ribbon and narrow brim. The ribbon is tied loosely on the side of the head with a small red cotton flower emerging from bow. There is a Rivera label sewn in as well.

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Soft pillbox hat (round brimless hat) embroidered with wooden rosettes (painted red, charcoal, ocher, olive) secured with glass-beaded strings.

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Figure-8 casque made of hard wire wrapped in bias velvet tubing. The frame loops are decorated with velvet leaves that have been partially glued with micro-sequins. The leaves veins are created by heat-pressing the velvet to create fine grooves. The…

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Black velvet grey ostrich feather trimmed cocktail hat, small brim, velvet band with self bows at each end. Label includes Craig's Exclusive Millinery, Houston.

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Red lizard hinged lid handbag with bakelite hardware and twisted silk cord attached fabric coin purse with lizard frame as well as interior pocket which holds the mirror.

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Peach crêpe bed jacket with ecru alençon lace trim.

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Cream polyester, flannel back satin peep-toe pumps with knot accents and ankle strap.

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Cream wool single-breasted coat with gold lining and embellishment at the hem of the sleeves.

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Palm-size carryall that holds makeup, cigarettes and comb for the evening hour.

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Black lace evening dress with tiered skirt and pink, petersham bodice.

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Long, gray, button panel coat with stripes on the front bodice. The jacket has layered effect over striped placket, with a long, gray matching skirt.

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Green, tie silk, long sleeve sports dress with gray and gold printed pattern and matching fabric belt sewn at the back of the empire waistline. 
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