Posted on October 23, 2019 | 0 Comments
New this year, from the Carbonel Santons workshop in Marseille, is the Size #2 Milliner / Hat Maker / la Chapelière.
This delightful figure commemorates the traditional folkloric straw hats worn by Carbonel's Provençal Santons.
There exist several modern hatmakers where one can find these wonderful Provençal straw hats, including Tracelet
One can also find at Mouret the traditional black felt hat worn by many of Carbonel's male figures
Felt Frederic Mistral ( Capeu di Frederi Mistral ):
Of French manufacture, exclusive creation, the black hat, with broad edges, of Frédéric Mistral and felibres is the typical hat of Provençal. Can be worn on horseback as in the city everyday.
Add the Milliner / Hat Maker / la Chapelière in Size #2 to your collection and celebrate the 18th / 19th century dress of the Santons world.
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