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Antique Victorian - Edwardian Era Silk Top Hat, French in Original Travel Box

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Antique Victorian - Edwardian Era Silk Top Hat, French in Original Travel Box











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Movie set or prop-worthy! Well, if you love Downton Abbey, you probably enjoy the costumery and beautiful old antiques as much as anything in the show. I know I do. And almost nothing translates so well from that era to now as the collapsible silk top hat, does it - particularly if it's one that has its opulent sterling silver monogram still sewn within on the silk lining. Yes, one can fairly imagine which character might wear this one - definitely not just an upper-crust, but one with an ego taller than the hat. Right? And isn't it fabulous! This one is in fine enough condition to wear, by the way, so don't just think how and where you might display it. You'll be thrilling in your topper and tails come New Year's Eve. This hat is hand made French millinery icon from Vauxlainre & Pignot, of Nancy, Epinal and Besancon, France. The oaring travel and storage box is inluded and remains in fine condition, as well. How often might it have been used? Rarely from the look of it. No tatters or deterioration to the old silk, really, and well preserved in both form and fit. I'll measure the inner fit and note it, but I don't see a size listed inside the hat, sorry.



Very good to excellent for age and type, this one collapses well and stores flat in the original box, which is also in very fine condition for age. Normally the old top hats show more wear or silk deterioration, but this is one you'd probably even enjoy wearing formally.  The inside of the brim is 22.5" as closely as I can measure it.



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