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Black Sequin Cocktail Hat with Cage Veil, 1950s

About the Item

A knockout accessory for New Years Eve or a black tie event, this cocktail hat is as petite as a fascinator but packs the punch of a wide brim. Both glitzy and understated, it balances a glittering sequin skull cap with an alluring cage veil for an unforgettably sophisticated look. Rigid oval calot cap with pavé black sequins; attached tulle birdcage veil with rear center self bow and tails trimmed with sequins. Fully lined in black acetate. material: acetate, tulle veiling, sequins noteworthy: loosen dirt with baby toothbrush or compressed air repairs: none condition: very good with a few white specks on lining and underside of rear bow measurements: diameter: 7 ½” front to back, 7” side to side interior circumference: 21” veil: hangs 1” below hat edge at front, 3 ½” below edge at sides and rear bow: 9 ½” wide x 7” deep crown height: 2 ½” label: no label present size: no size tag present ; comparable to modern size 21
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 2.5 in (6.35 cm)Diameter: 7.5 in (19.05 cm)Marked Size: none; comparable to size 21 (US)
  • Style:
    Cocktail (In the Style Of)
  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
  • Condition:
    A few white specks on lining and underside of rear bow.
  • Seller Location:
    Tucson, AZ
  • Reference Number:
    Seller: 0811.09.5361stDibs: LU86435616082
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