Hat From the Past

Royal Hats 101 years back to April 1922 and a visit by the then young Prince of Wales (future King Edward VII) to Japan. Empress Sadako’s Edwardian feather trimmed hat is a marvel, isn’t it?!

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Special thanks to reader Jake for uncovering this photo. Throughout this month, we’re going to look back at numerous other hats worn on this 1922 tour of Japan and India.

Photo from Getty as indicated

4 thoughts on “Hat From the Past

  1. I wonder if the fantastic hat was in any way inspired by Hokusai and his amazing interpretation of ocean waves.

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