Purple velour felt 1940's style perching hat with curled ostrich plume

$275.00

Shipping to United States: Free

Fortune favors the bold hat-wearer!

Channel your inner 1940's film diva in this divine purple velour felt sculpture of a hat! Its base is a sort of beret shape with a sculpted swath of the same velour felt embellishing one side in waves and curves and helping the hat to hug your head and frame your face. There is a pointed bit resembling a feather cresting upward plus an actual feather--curled mauve ostrich--nestled into the midst of it all. I started out designing it to be worn on one side of the head but in truth, it looks equally good worn on either side--two hats in one!

The hat is finished inside with wide lavender petersham ribbon and is secured to the head with millinery elastic. Please specify an elastic color approximating your hair color in the "notes to seller" box during checkout. Black, dark brown, light brown, gray, white, and pale tea-dyed blonde are available.

Shipping from United States

Processing time

1-3 business days

Estimated shipping times

  • North America : 3 - 5 business days

I'll do my best to meet these shipping estimates, but can't guarantee them. Actual delivery time will depend on the shipping method you choose.

Customs and import taxes

Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.

Payment Options

Secure options
  • Accepts Etsy gift cards

Returns & Exchanges

I gladly accept returns, exchanges, and cancellations

Just contact me within: 7 days of delivery

Ship items back to me within: 14 days of delivery

Request a cancellation within: 12 hours of purchase

But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

The following items can't be returned or exchanged

Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:

  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Items on sale

Conditions of return

Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.

Questions about your order?

Please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can you custom-make a hat for me?

Yes, I'd be delighted to work with you on the custom hat of your dreams! Give me a sense of what you're looking for and I can provide you with an estimate of turnaround time and cost. Please just ask!

I like a hat in your shop but would prefer it had a different trim. Can you swap out the trim on an existing hat for me?

In some cases I can do this and in some cases I can't. Please don't hesitate to ask and we can discuss it!

How do I care for and store my new hat?

I'm so glad you asked! Avoid wearing a straw hat in wet weather because it will quickly lose its shape in the rain. You may also find that some dyed straws' colors will run when wet.

Avoid getting fabric trims like silk flowers, ribbon ornaments and veils wet as these can still look droopy even after they dry again.

If a felt hat becomes wet, stuff it loosely with tissue before allowing it to dry. If your felt looks dull or dusty, you can use a bristle brush to brush up the nap again.

To store, stuff your hat loosely with tissue paper to hold its shape, and put it in its hat box away from dust and sunlight. Never hang a hat or keep it on a stand or its shape could become distorted over time.

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