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STRAW CLOCHE HAT

This c.1924 cloche hat of fine beige straw is decorated with velvet flowers. These iconic 1920s helmet like hats were in fact worn from 1908-1933, but are most commonly associated with the 1920s, helping to achieve the desired silhouette of the era, pulled down over the eyes, it could also add height to the wearer and allowing cropped hair to fit neatly underneath.