Lady's off-white brocade turban with embroidered satin stitch design. There is a small off white felt bow. Attached in the middle of the bow is a silver and cz ball. There is a beige strip of fabric where the hat rested on the head. The inside is the same off white satin fabric. There is a large white label that says Mr. John Jr.
Donated by Bill and Peggy Vranas. The hat was worn by Helen Stamas Mitchell (Peggy's mother) circa 1950-1970. The hat was made by Mr. John who was a famous hat designer circa 1940-1970, most fame was 1940-1950. His hats were worn and sought after by hollywood celebrities and women in the higher societies.
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Hat, 1950s, 1950 – 1979, Helen Stamas Mitchell Hat Collection, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/5964. Accessed 06/12/21.