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This item sold on July 12, 2012.

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Welcome!

This hat was hand-made by Maria Mercedes and finished by me.

I told my mom to hand-weave a hat for me because I will be working in my family’s small farm in the coming moths, and my current hat is getting old. There will be many sunny days here in Cuenca.

I was imaging my hat in chocolate color, but I made some mistake in the coloring process that gave my hat this kind of antique golden color. This hat doesn’t look so good on me but my sister. A lady with a long hair wearing this wide brim hat looks nice.

I think a man can wear this hat too, don’t you think so?

Approximate Measurements:
• 22 inches head size*.
• 4.25 inches brim size.

Features:
• Eco friendly hat.
• Weave type: “Chulla”
• It has an antique finish.
• A black grosgrain ribbon.
• A black grosgrain inner band.
• Made to order.

*If you are interested in a different size, please let me know your head measurement and allow me 5-10 days for production. Please note that a different hat size will have a different price.

I take custom orders made to your specified head size!
Thank You for Visiting María Mercedes’ Hat!

Take a look at some pictures that illustrate some of my hats in the making process!
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Maria-Mercedes-Hat/370953899627353

Watch theses videos about some places around Cuenca!
http://www.youtube.com/user/NexusVisualWorks/featured

Here are more hats!
http://www.etsy.com/shop/MariaMercedesHat?ref=pr_shop

The Explorer's Panama Straw Hat

Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Material: panama straw
  • Made to order
  • Feedback: 8 reviews
  • Ships worldwide from Cuenca, Ecuador
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