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Gray Mink Fur Pillbox Hat with 360 Birdcage Veil and Combs – O/S, 1950s

About the Item

When you wish to shut the world out politely and elegantly, consider a 360-degree birdcage veil: not only does it scream “hauteur,” it acts as a transparent fence around the entire head. Traditionally reserved for funerals, this unusual model in gray takes isolation to an entirely new level. Petite pillbox hat of vertical-pelt gray mink fur with top center tuft; 360-degree gray birdcage veil falls to eyebrows. Lined in charcoal wool flannel with gray grosgrain sweatband; interior combs. material: mink, wool flannel, veiling noteworthy: loosen dirt with baby toothbrush or compressed air repairs: replaced veiling condition: excellent measurements: diameter: 5 ½” crown circumference: 16 ¼” exterior circumference: 21 ½” crown diameter: 6 ½” crown height: 1 ½” veil: 7 ½” from center crown; 2 ½” from bottom hat edge label: no label present size: no size tag present ; comparable to one size fits most due to placement perched on head *please note a portion of all fur sale proceeds is donated to animal charities
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 1.5 in (3.81 cm)Diameter: 5.5 in (13.97 cm)Marked Size: one size/most due to perch (US)
  • Style:
    Birdcage Veil (In the Style Of)
  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
  • Condition:
    Altered (not by designer). Veiling fully replaced2.
  • Seller Location:
    Tucson, AZ
  • Reference Number:
    Seller: 0811.09.5651stDibs: LU864322124802
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