This velvet picture hat features a large ostrich plume on the crown. It was made by Gage Brothers & Co.. During the early 20th century hats were large in size and featured elaborate decorations such as artificial flowers, feathers, and ribbons. Hats with turned-up brims became popular as well as the toque hat, picture hats, and hats that emphasized height.
circa 1905 – 1915
Silk velvet, ostrich feather, silk lining.
5"" h 13"" w 13"" d
Current Location Status:
Gift Of Nora D. Johnston
Nora D. JohnstonGage Brothers & Co. Gage Brothers & Co. was established in 1856 and had locations in Chicago, New York, and Paris.