This straw picture hat with features a silk ribbon surrounding the crown and artificial flowers attached to the side of the crown. It was made by Gage Brothers who had businesses in both Chicago and New York. During this time period most hats were small and fit very close to the head, however, summer hats still featured a wider brim to protect the wearer from the sun.
circa 1937 – 1939
Straw, Artificial Flowers, Silk Ribbon
15 in" h 14 in" w 3 in" d
Current Location Status:
Gift Of Mr. Russell Davis
Mr. Russell DavisGage Brothers & Co. Gage Brothers & Co. was established in 1856 and had locations in Chicago, New York, and Paris.