#1300   Motoring Hat c. 1915

New York, N. Y. SOLD

Navy cotton twill, cotton sateen lining, gros grain ribbon, 8 metal snaps.

Label: Stamped on lining: "Automobile Supply Co. 35% 83 Chamber St. N.Y.  Uptown Store 1663 Broadway." Also paper label, "6 3/4".

Condition: Perfect. Minor staining to interior band.

Measurements: Brim, 2.25" in back, 3" in front. Fits a small head-size.

Comments: This ladies motoring hat is a fine example of early automobile clothing.  For protection from the dusty road a voluminous scarf would have attached to the interior metal snaps of this hat.