TIMBER MILLINERY HAT BLOCK
Vintage hat block in nice original condition from around the 1940’s sitting on a turned timber support mounted on a circular base.
Made from Huon pine timber, which was used because of its water resisting qualities as the hats were steamed into shape.
Impressed on the base is the brand ‘Godfrey Sydney’ and on the side 218-22
Overall height 275mm
Turned support height 130mm