1908 Sears Catalog ad: Elegantly tailored suit hat

. Tuesday, July 16, 2013

No. 18K16016 Elegantly tailored suit hat for misses or ladies. this handsome style is hand made on a wire frame with under brim facing of all silk pyroxylin braid upper brim and crown being made of closely sewed rows of narrow imported hair braid. The simple but effective trimming consists of a wide drape of fine quality black taffeta ribbon laid in folds around the crown and gathered into a twisted drape effect in combination with the braid. On the left side three beautiful quills pierce this rosette. Plain but very stylish model, particularly easy to wear. Comes in black, brown, navy or garnet. Be sure to state color wanted. Price $2.98. If by mail postage extra 22 cents.

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