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Two Fine Dark Brimmed Hats

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Two Fine Dark Brimmed Hats
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Two Fine Dark Brimmed Hats, the first ca. 1940-1950, Mr. John Label, the intricately braided black straw crown with an affixed 9" brim of six layers with light wire contouring the brim, black grosgrain ribbon with bow around the crown, Mr. John designed hats for Vivian Lee in Gone With the Wind; the second, ca. 1960-1970, Emme, the braided navy straw hat with double fitted crown of like straw, navy chiffon drape across 6" brim with trailing chiffon tie to wear under chin. Emme was a New York boutique milliner who hired Adolpho in the early 1940's. His career blossomed and he became the premier designer for the Burgeoning Film Industry's Costumes.
Condition
Both hats in very good overall condition. The braided black straw hat with a tiny separation of the top layer of straw where it meets the grosgrain ribbon on the crown of the hat. Barely visible. The braided navy straw hat with no visible condition issues.
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Two Fine Dark Brimmed Hats

Estimate $50 - $80
May 20, 2012
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Starting Price $40
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0868: Two Fine Dark Brimmed Hats

Sold for $325
11 Bids
Est. $50 - $80Starting Price $40
New Orleans Auction Spring Sale: Day 2 of 2
May 20, 2012 12:00 PM EDT
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Lot 0868 Details

Description
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Two Fine Dark Brimmed Hats, the first ca. 1940-1950, Mr. John Label, the intricately braided black straw crown with an affixed 9" brim of six layers with light wire contouring the brim, black grosgrain ribbon with bow around the crown, Mr. John designed hats for Vivian Lee in Gone With the Wind; the second, ca. 1960-1970, Emme, the braided navy straw hat with double fitted crown of like straw, navy chiffon drape across 6" brim with trailing chiffon tie to wear under chin. Emme was a New York boutique milliner who hired Adolpho in the early 1940's. His career blossomed and he became the premier designer for the Burgeoning Film Industry's Costumes.
Condition
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Both hats in very good overall condition. The braided black straw hat with a tiny separation of the top layer of straw where it meets the grosgrain ribbon on the crown of the hat. Barely visible. The braided navy straw hat with no visible condition issues.

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