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Fabulous Patricia Underwood Glossy Red Woven Huge Brim Cartwheel Sun Hat
This is a fabulous and dramatic wide brimmed hat made by renowned New York hat designer Patricia Underwood. Done in a tightly woven cherry red straw with a huge brim that extend nine inches. With its flawless construction, this hat is one of those brilliant designs that looks amazing no matter how you wear or to which side and you tilt it. The sculptural brim is quite flexible you can try rolling it and securing with a hat pin.
Underwood started her hat business in 1976 soon after Richard Avedon photographed Lauren Hutton in one of Underwood’s creations and her business took off. Patricia Underwood is currently a board member of Council of Fashion Designers of America.
Her hats are in the permanent collection of the Metropolitan Museum Costume Institute, Fashion Institute of Technology Museum and the Philadelphia Art Museum. This iconic Patricia Underwood hat is in excellent condition. Hand made and hand finished. trimmed on the inside with a grosgrain ribbon.
Inner circumference: 22 inches
Crown height: 2.5 inches
Brim extends: 9 inches
25 inches from end to end
Reference photos: 1. Reese Witherspoon by Tim Walker. Hat by Patricia Underwood, W February 2015