Fabulous 1960s mod cap style hat from famed Chicago milliner G. Howard Hodge.
Hat Size: 21" (53 cm); Outside Diameter: 9" (23 cm); Height of Crown 4.5” (11.5 cm); Width of Brim: 1" (2.5 cm) in front
Condition: Very good
Mark/Label: G Howard Hodge, Jr.
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White straw with navy straw trim. Gold metal grommets on the side with brick red ribbon and bow.
G. Howard Hodge was one of the best-known American milliners of the mid 20th Century. Born in California. He was a member of the Millinery Creators Group, specializing in high quality ready-made hats. In the 1930s and 1940s he made authorized reproductions of leading Paris milliners including Gilbert Orcel and Jacques Fath. He has several 1930s hats in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Mentioned and/or advertised in fashion magazines in 1930s through 1950s. Labels include "G. Howard Hodge", "G. Howard Hodge Exclusive", "G. Howard Hodge Jr.", a less expensive line for young women). Hodge died May 13, 1966.
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