Vintage French Colonial Safari Pith Helmet with a Mask c1920-40
Authentic and original and everyone needs one. This sturdy helmet made of woven twigs is absolutely essential for Adirondack gardners in May (mayflies), Yellowstone hikers in July (flying ants), campers in the Carolinas in October (palmetto bugs) and Nile Valley archaeologists all year 'round (mosquitoes). Also works well for movie stars traveling incognito. They'll still attract attention, but for a different reason.
Custom made in France, the hat has no labels or maker's marks. Suitable for a man or a woman. The original mesh mask tucked up inside can be folded down to protect your face. Original cotton drawstrings at the back of the mask make it adjustable for proper size and comfort. Cotton chin straps are original, as well. Hand made and well done and in virturally unworn condition Roomy size with a circumference of 23-3/4"; brim 2"; height 5-1/2". Also works well for movie stars traveling incognito. They'll still attract attention, but for a different reason.