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1,000 Hats Norma Shephard 0764324039 9780764324031 Over 1,240 beautiful museum quality hats reveal the milliners ingenuity from the 1790s to the 1970s. Among the styles displayed are ascots, bourrelets, bigonnets, chapeaux rouges, nurses hats, Pamela
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1,000 Hats by Norma Shephard

Over 1,240 beautiful museum quality hats reveal the milliners ingenuity from the 1790s to the 1970s. Among the styles displayed are ascots, bourrelets, bigonnets, chapeaux rouges, nurses hats, Pamelas, pillboxes, toreodors, turbans, and wedding hats. They are made with materials including felts, furs (real and imitation), and feathers, and are adorned with beads, flowers, sequins, and much more! Among the milliners whose hats are shown are John B. Stetson, Tress & Co., Eleanor Auld, Helen Clovig, Nancy Hooper, Alma Hawke Nichols, and Anita Pineault.The meticulously researched text provides an engaging retrospective of the millinery business. A precise glossary of terms is very useful to todays collectors and researchers. Prices reflecting the hat market today are in the captions. Vintage clothing collectors, dealers, historians, milliners, and curators all will find this an essential and beguiling reference.

Author: Norma Shephard

Language: English

Binding: Hardcover

Publisher: Schiffer Pub Ltd

Publication Date: 2006-05-30

Our Price: $51.68

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ISBN: 0764324039
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Norma Shephard  Hardcover