This vintage French wooden hat block, from a Milliner’s shop in Provence, has a turned wooden column and base and would make a lovely decorative piece.
A hat block, also known as a hat form, is a wooden block carved into the shape of a hat by a craftsman known as a block shaper. It is used by hatmakers or milliners to form a hat.
This is an old piece and there are some minor marks consistent with its age and use.
Dimensions: 21 cms dia x 24 cms h
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