Givenchy Haute Couture Gardening Hat, Bunny Mellon

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Givenchy Haute Couture Gardening Hat, ex collection, heiress Bunny Mellon. Hubert de Givenchy was a great friend of Bunny Mellons' and dressed her throughout much her life. She ordered extravagant evening wear as well everyday wear, even down to her gardening apparel. She ordered by the dozens, lovely hats to use while she was gardening on her vast 4000 acre estate in Upperville, Virginia.
A cotton pique like fabric with navy polka dots is given the Haute Couture treatment with dozens of rows of top stitching on brim and crown with a decorative bow trimmed band. Lined in navy with grosgrain inner band,,,not your average summer sun hat!
Excellent, unworn condition. 1960's France.
Brim 2.5", Crown height 4". Interior band 21".

Details

  • Condition
    New or Never Worn. Appears to be unworn.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Seller Location
    Riverdale, NY
  • Reference Number
    LU463175513
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Located in Riverdale, NY

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