Item/Description: Vintage ca 1930s-1960s J. L. Hudson & Co. Detroit ladies Pheasant bird feathers pillbox hat.
This darling little Pheasant hat is a true “show-off” fashion accessory and oh-so “Mad Men”/“Jackie O”-esque with its lavish and lush glossy golden burnished Autumn/Fall tones feather embellishments that are so richly and vibrantly accented with pops of rainbow colors in hues of teal green; emerald green; ruby red; sapphire blue; sky blue; violet purple; lavender purple; etc.
The hat retains a fitted, sculptured pillbox-like shape.
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Age/Period: Vintage - 1930s-1960s
Manufacturer/Identification/Markings/Country of Origin: Sewn-on label inside hat reads: “The J. L. Hudson Co. Detroit.”
*The J. L. Hudson Company was a retail department store chain based in Detroit, Michigan, and was originally founded there in 1881.
Material(s)/Format: Felt or felted wool material that is lushly and elaborately layered/topped with vividly colorful Pheasant bird feathers.
Size/Measurements: There is no size stated, but interior measurements are 9" L x 7 & 1/4" W x approximately 4 & ½" Thick/Deep
Quantity: One (1)
Condition Summary: This stunning hat remains in exceptional condition (see photos)! There is no feather loss, and all of the existing and plentiful feathers remain vibrantly colorful and shiny.
brown felt and free of blemishes or wear on the inside
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