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I picked this up over the weekend, solely because I saw the Bloomingdale's name on it.

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I believe they wore more of a cloche hat...even though the sequins make you think Flappers.

I know sequin berets were big during the Disco Revolution in the 1970s.

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Now, they are cropping up again, as well.

Some say the 1920s, other sites say the 1940s....

I'd guess 1950 - 1960's - it looks later to me. Those big sequins, I don't think were used in the art deco time period, but I could have it wrong. You could try and find info on When Bloomingdales was importing Italian made hats too, might help a bit?

It would help if you told us what the sequins are made of...not sure when plastic arrived in lady's hats,post WW II I think.  I think it's like Vicki says, 1960s, go-go girls, shaking and shimmying. Although it could be late Deco, early 1940s.

They look plastic to me, but then again, I wouldn't know what other material is used for making sequins.

In earlier centuries, they were made from shiny metals. Today, sequins are most often made from plastic. They are available in a wide variety of colors and geometrical shapes. 

Then this is definitely something from the 20th century.

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