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As in the past, customers’ heads are measured with a Victorian-looking contraption called a conformateur; purchases come in a hand-cut, paper-and-card hatbox, a souvenir in and of itself.
Here are just a few interesting things to look for: An elaborate turquoise birdcage, a throwback to the humor of the proverbial old lady who slowed down people boarding a train with a hatbox in one hand and her precious pet in the other.
It was decorated with many Asian furnishings the owners had collected, such as a Tibetan drum and mask and Chinese hatboxes.
Some of the hatboxes had been converted into floral containers and a grain box was used as a table.
Inside, festive table centerpieces created by Saddle & Cycle Club member Michaela Parrillo featured hatboxes filled with silk flowers in shades of pink, lilac and green.
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HATBOX Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of hatbox for English Language Learners
: a round container for storing or carrying hats
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