VINTAGE Oat Coloured
Sinamay & Feathers
With Hat Box
WEDDING / RACES /
FORMAL & SPECIAL OCCASIONS
The Hat comes with the OCTAGONAL Shaped
BLACK & WHITE Hat Box with Rope Handles.
The hat is egg-shaped when examined from the underside.
It measures approximately 18.5 inches at its longest.
It measures approximately 15.5 inches across.
Head area measures approximately 7.5 inches across.
It is secured with a Gold tone inner satin band which is
loosened or tightened by a drawstring.
The BRIM of the hat comes slightly upturned on one end
and sloping downwards on the other.
The top hat assumes the slopes of the brim.
The hat is decorated with a 2 inches wide WHITE Ribbon with silver glitters.
The hat is adorned with Plumes of Ivory Coloured Feathers in
their natural shape and some have been cut in the fashion of trailing arrows.
The neutral feathers are then balanced by the addition of
DARKER Coloured Black & Reddish Brown
perhaps PHEASANT feathers.
The hat itself is made of natural PLANT fibres called SINAMAY,
extracted from the ABACA Plant which is
NATIVE to the PHILIPPINES.
It gained POPULAR Audience during the 1904 St. Louis WORLD EXPO.
This is a PROPER Society Hat.
Traditionally used in WEDDINGS. RACES, SOCIETY EVENTS,
SPECIAL & FORMAL OCCASIONS.
Elegant & Beautiful.
A statement piece that can be passed on to other generations with
Tender Loving Care.