This is a wonderful hat based on an original Pierre Balmain model. It was the practice for French couture houses to license hat designs to the millinery trade for reproduction - this hat would be an exact replica of an original Balmain design. The hat is made of deep brown velvet. It has a concentrically stitched brim that is wider at the front than the back. The crown is fairly high and built to expand on the head - it is flat at the top. The opening measures 21 3/4” around the grosgrain sweatband, so this should fit a size 7, medium. The hat measures about 12” by 15 1/2” and has a height of about 6”. It is in very good condition with no pronounced wear, tear or soiling - this has been very well cared for over the years.
Label: Reproduction of Chapeaux Pierre Balmain Paris
This is a wonderful Pierre Balmain design hat.....great addition to a hat collection or simply as a beautiful piece to wear.......
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Vintage 1950s Pierre Balmain Brown Velvet Hat Reproduction Model Ladies Size M