Tuesday, November 9, 2010

~1920's CLOCHE HAT COLLECTION ~

In a room downstairs we have a collection of what we call our ladies sit'n room. Which has items for a woman's vanity along with a couple of glass beaded flapper dresses. There is also a collection of Edwardian hats and cloches with glass beads and metallic trim.

Here is a young bride on her wedding day. Her portrait sits in this bar bola frame from the early 20s. Along with some beautiful white button up wedding boots.



We just bought the vanity mirror, at a sale in Redlands this weekend for a awesome low price.

We found our display case at a wonderful Antique store. We took out the shelves in the case and used old hat boxes to get different heights in it. And then used a couple of mannequin heads and old hat stands for the cloches to set on. We also have some vintage dress trim and lace for the bottom of the case.

This cloche above, I bought at a show in Pasadena the body of the hat is lamae material with glass beads and steel cut beads. I was told by the dealer that the hat came from Paris but who knows.


This hat has some beautiful metallic material and threading on it with flowers.


Some more treasures from our Ladies sit'n room. Are a pair of 1920s shoes they also have some steel cut beads as embellishments.

This hat has ribbon work for the trim of the hat and also made of straw.

This skull cap also has some metallic and crystal beads for decoration on it. Well this is just a small part of the hat collection and we will share more next time. I hope you all enjoy the collection of treasures. I will be linking up for ~ Vintage Inspiration Friday ~ Show And Tell Friday~ ~ French Country Cottage ~ and also for ~ Male's Rose Garden ~ Have some fun hunting for some treasures and have a nice weekend .................... Julian & Ray

42 comments:

  1. "You have displayed your collection so Beautifully". Every detail is wonderful. I too love old hats and vanity items. I have all mine tucked away and NOW you've inspired me to go investigate their escape from the attic...
    Thanks Guys, you are true artists of display...

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  2. just beautiful! what a lovely display ~

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  3. Cloche hats always amaze me. Each one is so uniquely decorated, and look like they are an amazing item to wear, but alas, I do not have a head that suits hats, Lol! Your items are amazing, and those boots, so neato! I never see boots like those in my area. Great find.

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  4. Dear Julian and Ray, As you may well imagine, I have positively drooled over this posting with its wonderful collection of vintage hats and related items. Absolutely charming. And, of particular interest as I am probably, alas, the last woman in London and Budapest to wear hats regularly rather than for a special occasion. The cloche you show is very appealing indeed. May I steal it?!!

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  5. Oh my gosh! that is just part of your collection? They are just stunning, I love every bit of it.. my daughter would go crazy about it as well, really beautiful you two. Thank you for sharing, Theresa xoxo

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  6. Oh! What an amazing collection.I love the elegance of the Edwardians, so much softer and lighter than the Victorians. You guys have some fantastic memorabilia, thanks so much for showing us.
    Hugs, Angela.

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  7. I do LOVE the straw hat, I can see my self wearing with bloomers! Love your room. Ciao Rita mammabellarte

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  8. Thanks for sharing. I just love old hats, wished we still wore them! Yours are just beautiful!

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  9. What a collection of extraordinary items-would have liked to have worn some of those things in the day!

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  10. OMG, I love your collections, these are right up my alley, I love the more feminine things... their all just gorgeous!!! Happy White Wednesday... blessings~~~ Daphne

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  11. Great display. Love the skull cap. That's very unique.

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  12. Wow, what a great collection. I could spend hours wandering about your fabulous store. Your displays show how much you treasure these hats.
    Cindy-- The Vintage Hat Shop

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  13. So many lovely hats, from when fashion was about beauty. What treasures they are!

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  14. Quite the collection....and I love it all! I love vintage girlie things!

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  15. Oh my goodness, it all looks so inviting. I love your display in the large glass case, the hatboxes are a great way to add height.
    Thank you for sharing the wonderful collection.

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  16. What a great trip back in time.

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  17. You have a beautiful and amazing collection!

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  18. Oh, my goodness, what a display you have! I love your paintings, but these are soooo right up my alley and you have displayed them so beautifully! Wish I could see them in person!

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  19. My knees are still weak from gazing at all these wonderful treasures! I have come so close to having an old display case of my own over the years. Even if I were to come across one being given away now, I would have nowhere to put it. Such wonderful things...

    Val

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  20. Beautiful display! So many wonderful things. I love them all!

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  21. Oh, your hats are just amazing, and those shoes too.....what great things you have, it is always a fun post on Thurs seeing your treasures. Happy VTT!

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  22. What an amazing display! I love cloche hats and you have a ton of great pieces. Thanks for linking up with VIF!
    xo,
    Debra

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  23. What a truly amazing collection and display!! Thanks so much for sharing it with us!

    Hugs,
    Debbie

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  24. Oh my goodness.... I love it! ]
    What a wonderful collection!
    Thank you for sharing!
    Leticia

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  25. Looove, Looove, Love everything! As always, fabulous! The manny near the wedding boots sure caught my eye, she's adorable!!! You fella's sure have an eye for beautiful treasures! Thanks for sharing...(retiring in two years, I'm so jealous)! Debbie @ Cottage Hann~Me~Downs

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  26. What fabulous images, that display case is incredible!

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  27. Oh my goodness, what an amazing collection you have! The work in those hats is incredible and you have everything displayed beautifully! Thank you so much for sharing this beautiful collection of vintage treasures at Feathered Nest Friday! :)

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  28. You have such a beautiful collection of vintage pretties! And the display is gorgeous.
    Brenda

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  29. Loved your display in the case. I had never thought of using the hatboxes in this way and removing the shelves. Thanks for the great idea.
    Lois

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  30. Love the display case with all the hats, what a marvelous collection...I also love lil' Tallulah's sweet face, I had a sweet lil' Westy in my shop for a grooming this mornin', I just love them, they are too cute!

    sharon

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  31. Hi Guys, This is fabulous!! the vanity display is gorgeous, I am crazy for all the pretties, and so well done!! The display case and hat collection is beyond drool worthy, LOVE IT!! Paint me jealous!!
    Bella

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  32. Wow,wow what a collection! Hey, paint me jealous while you are at it! The best I've seen! Have a wonderful weekend! Ann

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  33. what a fun display! thanks for showing

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  34. OMG Julian! ... Your home is full of surprises .. This is the room I want to stay in when I'm your house guest... It's a museum of beauty, and I'm sure we're only seeing a small part of your collections.."WOW"!

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  35. What a fabulous collection of hats and the vanity display! All those fine treasures are hard to find around here in Iowa.

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  36. Julian, Just dreamy! You have equisite taste. *hugs*

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  37. Thanks for dropping over at Hf,K. I do value your comments.---- This collection is really outstanding. I like it because it seems so focused, a really strong point of view. Which takes a lot of thought and these are really good pieces. Wow! Keep up the collecting.

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  38. Julian.....you fella's have a TRULY DELIGHTFUL collecton of hats...your home must be HUGE to be able to accomodate a display case...gads !!!
    I too so love vintage hats....had so many of them when I had my portrait studio....but have sold most of them...sorry I did in some cases.
    Thanks for dropping by and posting.

    Which one of you is Julian in the photo above?

    ADORE THE HIGH BUTTON WEDDING SHOES.
    Rose

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  39. This is purely amazing!!! I love your blog and thank you so much for visiting mine!!!
    XO

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  40. Julian and Ray, WOW, You've collected such awesome hats and other treasures! I love everything I see in the pictures. That wonderful display case is just perfect to show your hat collection! What a fantastic room!
    Hugs,
    Julia

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  41. I love that vanity mirror! Did you get that from someone at Lori's sale? It's beautiful! I love all the hats too!
    Blessings,
    Missy

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