Victorian hats started out small, and were often adorned with feathers, or even complete birds. By the time of the Edwardian period, hats had grown in size to become tremendous displays of chiffon, feathers, and beading.

Blue Silk Bed Cap

1880 Blue Silk Boudoir Cap

Crocheted Lace and Pink & Blue Bows

1905 Pirate Hat

1905 Black Pirate Hat

Ostrich Feathers

1910 Black Ostrich Feather Hat

1910 Black Ostrich Feather Hat

The Hat With A Story

1920 White Wedding Veil

1920 White Net Wedding Veil

Adorned with Satin Ribbons

1940 Black Feather Hat

1940 Black Feather Hat

Ostrich Feather

1940 Black Velvet Hat

1950 Black Velvet Cocktail Hat

Adorned with Satin Ribbon & Feathers

1950 Black Velvet Pillbox Hat

1950 Black Velvet Pillbox Hat

Veil and Sequin Bow Trim