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Unknown, 1931 - D'Ora This hat is half way between a slouch style and a beret style, and shows the evolution of the cloche shape towards the asymmetrical look of the classic 30s style.

6 1/2 x 15 in. (16.5 x 38.1 cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Sally Victor, Inc., 1944

Sally Milgrim, ca. 1938. Metropolitan Museum website description: For headwear, the late 1930s marked an era of creativity in which milliners offered unusual shapes and whimsical trimmings. For this example, milliner Sally Milgrim incorporated a bouquet of autumnal grasses and berries tied with a lush velvet cord to make the straw body appropriate for fall.