1930s Parisian Straw Mini Fedora
Lovely chic glossy straw mini fedora by Modes Antoinette, a small boutique in the lobby of the hotel Madeleine. This is a rare and wonderful example of the exquisite craftsmanship of French millinery of the 1930s. This piece has a unique history, from the wardrobe of a French aristocrat who became the Duchess of Leeds. A friend of Chanel and frequent customer of Schiaparelli, Jacques Griffe, Edward Molyneaux, Nina Ricci, Maggy Rouff and others. A small elastic cord strap. Excellent condition. 9 1/2" dia.