Lime Green band on this extra fine 4 mm Milan Wheat Straw hat. The milan was sewn in New York City by highly skilled craftsman, this hat is perfectly round.
The head size is 21 1/2" or 54.5 centimeters.
The brim is 5" wide
The brim slope down from the crown about 3"
The crown is 4" tall
The hat has a sewn band of lime green grosgrain tied in a bow. Later if you like, you can replace it with a band of your choosing. There is a simple grosgrain sweatband inside. Under the rim of the brim is a reinforcing strip of matching fabric.
Please measure your head with a string or tape measure and include the number of inches around in the “Comments” area at checkout.
Milan straw is stiff and can not be crushed. It is however very durable. Milan has traditionally been used to make many of the finest summer hats.
Milan straw is made from fine wheat that is carefully selected and then braided by hand. The finished braid for this hat was extremely narrow: 4 mm wide. Most fine milan is 6 mm. It is very very difficult to find artisans who can sew this fine.
The braid is then sewn around and around to make the hat.
Mac Belford Label.
See all our milan by clicking here: All Milan Hats.
These hats are located in our warehouse near Palm Beach, FL.
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