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Peggy Hamilton modeling a baku hat with a red and black crepe band around the crown from the Salon of Hortense, Inc. located at 9440 Wilshire Blvd. in Beverly Hills. Baku is a fine millinery straw made from rice fiber. Handwritten on edge of negative: RKO-125 A different photograph of Peggy Hamilton wearing this hat appears in her Los Angeles Times feature "Fashions," January 3, 1932, pg. H3. According to Hamilton's "Fashions" feature in the Los Angeles Times, October 18, 1931, pg. H3, Jean Lucas, president of the millinery business Hortense Inc., visited Los Angeles, in September 1931, to announce the opening his Los Angeles millinery salons. Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.