Hand-sculpted red felt perching hat with vintage black silk veiling and black Bakelite hat pin

$175.00

Shipping to United States: Free

This hand-sculpted lipstick-red felt hat is formed into a jaunty shaped brim at the front and lovely folds at the back pinned together with a substantial black Bakelite hat pin. Fierce. Nestled into the shaped folds is a length of soft, vintage, French silk veiling that lets people know you're still approachable and can be nice. If they have the right attitude, that is.

Finished with a red millinery grosgrain ribbon inside, this hat can be worn on either side of your head. I might prefer it perched to the left because more of the back folds are visible from your front that way, but you decide.

This hat is secured to the head with a millinery elastic and a small comb. Please specify an elastic color which most closely approximates your hair color in the "notes to seller" box during checkout. Dark brown, light brown, pale tea-dyed blonde, black, gray and white 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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