Beautiful late 1950's to early 1960's black lustrous straw pillbox hat. Body is a high gloss black straw with cuffed sides and a wrap in the front with a fringed side swag. Interior is finished with a black twill fabric and the standard petersham ribbon. Side combs are attached for placement security.
Inner circumference is 21 inches.
Lovely condition showing no wear or age.
Label is L. S. Ayres & Co. Indianapolis which was a department store founded in 1872 and known for women's fashions and their special Tea Room. Operated until 2006 at which time it was acquired by Macy's Midwest.
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