четверг, 29 декабря 2016 г.

Mr John Wide Brim Derby Hat Vintage 1950s 50s Silk Roses Flowers

Mr John Wide Brim Derby Hat Vintage 1950s 50s Silk Roses Flowers


Mr John Wide Brim Derby Hat Vintage 1950s 50s Silk Roses Flowers


Mr John Wide Brim Derby Hat Vintage 1950s 50s Silk Roses Flowers Elegant and chic vintage 1950s 50 Mr John church dress Derby hat. Wide sun shielding brim is entirely covered in dozens and dozens of cream golden silk roses flowers. Low rounded crown. Made from an unusual loopy spaghetti woven fine straw Adorable gold metal fly stud perched on edge ( Im not sure if its original but adds a touch of whimsy). Condition: Very good clean vintage condition, age color on cream silk flowers, Slight fray on petal edges., can be fluffed up more, Elastic strap has lost its stretch. See photos. Maker: labeled Mr John Mr John apprenticed to his mother, Madame Laurel, as a dressmaker, before forming a partnership with Frederick Hirst, as milliners known as John-Frederics, in 1929. He started his own millinery company, Mr. John, Inc., in New York in 1948. Mr. Johns most famous work was his millinery for Vivien Leigh in Gone With The Wind. With a long association with Hollywood and Broadway, his hats were much in demand. A famous anecdote about Mr. John goes that a woman came into his shop in urgent need of a hat. He built one up right on her head, but she balked when he named his price. He then disassembled the pieces and handed them to her. Thats $3.59, he said, You make it. Size: Sits up on head so should fit all head sizes. Measures 20 inside gold hand stitched grosgrain ribbon circumference, 5 brim width, 17 diameter side to side. Take a peek at more millinery beauties in my shop: https://www.etsy.com/shop/FabulousVintageHats?section_id=10867829&ref=shopsection_leftnav_1 Please convo if you have any questions or need combined or internatl rates.


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