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Brown Straw Petite Breton Seaside Hat with Upturned Brim and Bow – S, 1940s



With curled brims that lift the face and draw attention upward, Breton hats are like instant face lifts. In brown straw, this petite version recalls the seaside hats with which Coco Chanel launched her career in 1910. Dark brown straw basketweave Breton hat with grosgrain bow detail at top center crown; brim is deeper in front than in back. Grosgrain interior sweatband; unlined. material: straw, grosgrain noteworthy: loosen dirt with baby toothbrush or compressed air repairs: none condition: excellent measurements: diameter: 7 ½” front to back, 7” side to side interior circumference: 20 ½” around grosgrain interior band brim circumference: 27” around brim edge brim depth: 2” in front, ½” in back crown height: 4” label: Gertrude’s (Newtonville) size: no size tag present; comparable to modern size 20 ½” or small


  • Dimensions
    Height: 4 in (10.16 cm)Diameter: 7.4 in (18.8 cm)Marked Size: none; 20.5" or small (US)
  • Style
    Breton (In the Style Of)
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Condition
  • Seller Location
    Tucson, AZ
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 0412.10.0351stDibs: LU864315853592

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