Vintage Hats & Bonnets 1770-1970 Second Edition
The success of Vintage Hats & Bonnets led to the demand for a new edition, and Susan Langley does not disappoint with this fabulous book. Over 200 new color photos of existing hats and bonnets, beginning in the eighteenth century and progressing through the golden age of millinery to the 1970s, are featured. A comprehensive view of each period s hat and bonnet styles is presented in superb quality professional photos, with side, back, and closeup views when pertinent. Interior views on many styles show construction details for millinery enthusiasts. Many twentieth century couture label hats are shown, including Jeanne Lanvin, Caroline Reboux, Maison Lewis, Schiaparelli, Marei-Alphonsine Modes, Lilly Dache, Hattie Carnegie, and more. Other prominent labels include New York Creations, Gage Hats, Milbrae Hats, Talbert, and Trebor Originals. Period mannequin heads, rare hat molds from 1860 to the 1940s, and wallpaper hatboxes are included in this massive reference.
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