Hats Off!!! Hat History
The Costume Gallery Websites showcases a compensive study of hat and headgear history for several centuries. The website is divided into three sections:
Please look through our Table of Contents below. Click on a hat designer's name to see their table of contents and thumbnails. To VIEW contents in password protected areas, you will need a subscription from The Costume Gallery Library. To purchase a subscription, please click HERE.
This website is primarily in English. Some webpages have English / Spanish or English / French translations.
FRIENDS OF OUR SITE
From Freddy to Jason, sexy to funny; most Halloween Costumes can benefit from a recognizable mask or hat. Costume hats like these are often over looked, but don't do it! Some will argue that when it comes to costumes, 'hats are the new shoes' and totally make the outfit a memorable one.
20TH CENTURY MILLINERS / HAT DESIGNERS
About, Valentine: 1923 (3 images)
Augustine & Andrée: 1921-1923 (10 images)
Blanchot, Jane: 1921-1925 (32 images)
Bretagne, Juliette: 1923 (1 image)
Charlys, House of: 1923 (1 image)
Crozet, Marie: 1922-1923 (18 images)
DesBois, Berthe: 1923 (5 images)
Flora, House of / Chez: 1923 (3 images)
Guy, Maria: 1923 (2 images)
Hamar, Lucie: 1923 (3 images)
Jose, House of / Chez: 1923 (3 images)
Lewis: 1907-1923 (32 images)
Marson, Cora: 1923 (3 images)
Molyneux, Edward: 1922-1923 (14 images) (B)
Monnier, Jeanne Le: 1922-1923 (30 images) (B)
Roger, Camille: 1923 (6 images)
Talbot, Suzanne: 1923 (1 image)
Yerles, Marthe: 1923 (1 image)
HAT HISTORY SLIDESHOWS & ANTIQUE PHOTOGRAPH COLLECTIONS
Early 19th Century Ladies' Bonnets 55 photos: Five actual ladies' headdresses from the Virginia Commmonwealth University Fashion Dept. Collection. This presentation includes a calash bonnet and straw bonnets. Photos show frontal, side, back, inside, and overhead views.
Mid to late 19th Century Ladies' Bonnets 72 photos: Eleven actual ladies' Victorian bonnets and hats from the Virginia Commmonwealth University Fashion Dept. Collection. This presentation includes boater hats and straw bonnets. Photos show frontal, side, back, inside, and overhead views.
HAT ARTICLES FROM MAGAZINES AND BOOKS
All of the following articles are on our website. They are original articles printed in fashion magazines, books, and catalogs for the specific year.
A Year in Fashion: 1882: Peterson's Magazine Fashion Plates (lots of descriptions of hats)
Website Bibliographical Information:
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Disclaimer: This article is being presented as an educational resource of fashions during this era. The Costume Gallery, or its owner, Penny E. Dunlap Ladnier, does NOT sell or make sewing costumes, hats, or patterns. The publication's text is in its original format. Spelling or grammar may not appear to be correct, but were standard for the original publication date.
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