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Flat hat toque or topper from the 1940's (front view) | Label: Muhlfelder | Nicely detailed with crimped black satin, ribbons, and an overall complex draping design on a black hat felt base | Sometimes called an Eleanor Roosevelt hat as she wore this style quite a lot

Flat hat toque or topper from the 1940's (side view) | Label: Muhlfelder | Sometimes called an Eleanor Roosevelt hat as she wore this style quite a lot

1940's Vintage Half Hat Head Band Black with Ribbon Trim

1940s Poet Slouch Beret-Oversized, Black Straw

Poet style oversized slouch beret created with a soft woven black straw (side view) | United States, 1940's | Unstructured style, so many creative ways to wear

1940's hat (front view) | Brown felt cap style peaked in front and back. Trimmed with really beautiful brown and cream toned feathers in a complimentary arc to the hat

Felted merino wool hat, dated to circa 1948 (front view) | The color is rich, warm and tasteful | The sculpted design details found both under and around the asymmetrical brim were created from black silk velvet | Each velvety pompom ball is strung on plied silk threads, creating gentle movement to the hat. Finally, the hat is finished with a matching, sleek felted wool band around the crown

Felted merino wool hat, dated to circa 1948 (back view) | The color is rich, warm and tasteful | The sculpted design details found both under and around the asymmetrical brim were created from black silk velvet | Each velvety pompom ball is strung on plied silk threads, creating gentle movement to the hat. Finally, the hat is finished with a matching, sleek felted wool band around the crown

1950's ostrich feather hat (front view) | Golden tones, and brown ostrich feathers, olive green velvet bows. This is a very popular style from this period, and also earlier

Black and white deep crown hat with natural woven straw turned-up brim | Label: Mr. John | United States, 1964 | The Goldstein Museum of Design