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August 18, 2015

Feather Hat

Filed under: Item of the Day — Jason Onerheim @ 12:01 am

An oversized hat with high crown and inner frame, circa 1905. Hat is draped in black velvet with a band of black and deep red corded silk draped on lower half. The brocade ribbon forms a band at lower crown. Front of hat is trimmed with a circlet of pheasant feathers with very deep red dyed quills extending above hat. Black silk lining.

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