1930s Cocktail Hat by Kathleen New York, Dark Blue-Black Lacquered Straw


Brand Poppy's Vintage Clothing

Age: 1930s (late)

Label: Kathleen Inc. 118 East 60th Street

Color: Dark Blue

Sizing: No size label as this most likely was custom made, but it should fit a range of sizes.  The hat is meant to sit on the top of the head, probably worn tilted to one side and is held in place by an elasticized band affixed to the hat.

Wonderful vintage 1930s hat made in a tilt top form by Kathleen Inc. of New York City. Hat is made of synthetic horsehair and lacquered straw.

About the Label:Kathleen Inc. was a New York manufacturer of hats and ladies clothing. There are two examples of hats by Kathleen Inc. in the collection of the Metropolitain Museum of Art that can be viewed on-line.



  • very good
  • looks to have seen little use
  • minor wear is to the bottom edge of the grosgrain band at the front