Curved hat trunk
SKU: R2973
Sales price 450,00 €
Price / kg:

Curved hat trunk
• Jewelery (lock, clasps, brackets, etc.) in brass
• Leather handle
• Beech slats
• Interior redone

Revêtement extérieur Uni
Hauteur Product Heigth 52CM
Longueur Product Length 50CM
Largeur Product Width 54CM

This curved women's hat trunk is with its original canvas

Bending is a technique where the wood is put in an oven (heat and steam) to give it flexibility, in order to allow it to be placed against a rounded shape.

This is a technique also used for Thonet bistro chairs, for example.

Chaise n° 14 — Wikipédia


The curved trunks come from Alsace, Germany and Eastern Europe.

At the time, you never went out without your hat. In addition, Madame changed between 3 to 6 times a day... To match the hat to the outfit, it was therefore necessary to take several hats on a trip.


The hat trunks protected the hats from travel accidents.protégeaient les chapeaux des accoucs du voyage.







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